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A scene in the show 13 Reasons Why that had shown actress Katherine Langford's character taking her own life has been edited out. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Nicole Rikard's husband, John Rikard, died by suicide in 2015. She talks with three other widows of police suicide every day. Eslah Attar for NPR hide caption

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After Husbands' Suicides, 'Best Widow Friends' Want Police Officers To Reach For Help

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A file photo shows the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Dr. Anthony Rostain, co-author of The Stressed Years of Their Lives, says today's college students are experiencing an "inordinate amount of anxiety." Lisa Poole/AP hide caption

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College Students (And Their Parents) Face A Campus Mental Health 'Epidemic'

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How The Brain Shapes Pain And Links Ouch With Emotion

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Prisoners stand in a crowded lunch line at Elmore Correctional Facility in Elmore, Ala. in June 2015. On Saturday, a U.S. District Court Judge determined the state's Department of Corrections had not adequately addressed a spike in prisoner suicides. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Damaged power lines hang over a street after Hurricane Irma hit the U.S. Virgin Islands on Sept. 6, 2017. That same month, another Category 5 hurricane hit the U.S. territory. Ricardo Arduengo/AP hide caption

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After 2 Hurricanes, A 'Floodgate' Of Mental Health Issues In U.S. Virgin Islands

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Trying to make the world a better place: (left to right) Skoll Award winners Gregory Rockson of mPharma, Nicola Galombik and Maryana Iskander of Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, Nancy Lublin of Crisis Text Line, Bright Simons of mPedigree and Julie Cordua of Thorn. Greg Smolonski/Skoll hide caption

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Sherrie Lawson struggled with PTSD, depression and anxiety after she survived the Washington Navy Yard shooting. Courtesy of Sherrie Lawson hide caption

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Dealing With Trauma After A Mass Shooting — Over The Long Term

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A child takes in the sights under blooming Japanese cherry trees at the Bispebjerg Cemetery in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mads Claus Rasmussen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pastry chef Katlyn Beggs and chef Patrick Mulvaney plan desserts for an upcoming dinner at his B&L restaurant in the Midtown neighborhood of Sacramento, Calif. Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio hide caption

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If You're Often Angry Or Irritable, You May Be Depressed

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Toni Hoy, at her home in Rantoul, Ill., holds a childhood photo of her son, Daniel, who is now 24. In a last-ditch effort to get Daniel treatment for his severe mental illness in 2007, the Hoys surrendered parental custody to the state. "When I think of him, that's the picture I see in my mind. Just this adorable, blue-eyed, blond little sweetie," Hoy says. Christine Herman/Illinois Public Media hide caption

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To Get Mental Health Help For A Child, Desperate Parents Relinquish Custody

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If You Feel Thankful, Write It Down. It's Good For Your Health

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Offering therapy to children in need at school makes sense, says Sarah Nadeau, who adopted two girls from a family that struggled with addiction, because sometimes school is the only stable place they have. Getty Images hide caption

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How I Learned To Talk To My Filipino Mom About My Mental Health

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Mourners comfort each other Thursday during a vigil at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza for the victims of the mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Another Mass Shooting? 'Compassion Fatigue' Is A Natural Reaction

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