Thursday, September 21, 2023


“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”

— William Wilberforce

U.S. Suicide Rate in 2022 Highest Ever Recorded, COVID Lockdowns Played a Role

by Carolyn Hendler, JD
chair knocked over
Some 49,500 people committed suicide last year in the United States. This is the highest number for self-inflicted deaths ever recorded in ...

Mental Health Impact from COVID-19 May Last Years

by Rishma Parpia
stressed out
Story Highlights A poll shows that the fear and anxiety associated with the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health ...

Autism Numbers Increase by 10 Percent in U.S.

by TVR Staff
autistic man with hand over face
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of children diagnosed with autism in the ...

Autism Prevalence is Declining in California Counties With Higher Incomes

by Kate Raines
boy resting his head on table
Story Highlights Researchers have documented that the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is declining in financially secure, predominantly Caucasian ...

Autism Rate in New Jersey Up 43 Percent

by TVR Staff
Autism Rate in New Jersey Up 43 Percent
A study by Rutgers University has found that the rate of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) four-year-old children in New Jersey ...

California Special Ed Spending Up 20 Percent to $13 Billion

by TVR Staff
students in a classroom
California’s Legislative Analyst’s Office  (LAO) has issued a report revealing that public spending on special education students in California has ...

Millennials Are Sick and Getting Sicker, Increasing Health Care Costs

by TVR Staff
economic downturn chart
A recent report by Moody's Analytics found that Americans born between 1981 and 1996—"Millennials"—are suffering from poorer physical and mental ...

11 Cases of Polio-like Paralysis Confirmed Before Onset of AFM “Season”

by TVR Staff
a young girl in a wheelchair
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on July 9, 2019 that it had confirmed 11 cases of ...

Autism Affecting Up to 1 in 36 Children in America

by Marco Cáceres
boy on floor
In April 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report estimating the prevalence of autism spectrum ...

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