12.03 Dr. Poppy - Hormonal Contraception & Risk of Suicide

The Dr. Poppy Podcast

  • Teen suicide: rates are climbing since 2007.
  • Girls suicide rate ages 15-19 has DOUBLED, and has reached the highest point in years. 
  • Why the increase -- especially in females? According to a study, the rates of suicide go up after using a hormonal contraception. 
  • The study looks at different types of contraception, and different rates of suicide that the study looked at. 
  • Teen "health" classes: what is being taught in modern health classes? Has it become less about health, and more about different sex positions? 
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