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Seniors Turn To Suicide In Long-Term Care Homes At Alarming Rates
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“The room was filled with people who wanted to die."
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Youth Suicide Attempts Have Doubled In The Last Decade
In a new national study, suicidal thoughts and attempts were reported in children as young as 5.
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Why You Should Stop Saying ‘Committed Suicide’
The phrase is stigmatizing in a lot of outdated, insensitive ways.
Controversial Burberry Hoodie Stokes Outrage
Burberry has joined the likes of Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana with its most recent controversy — a hoodie with a noose around the neck, which some say glamorizes suicide.
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The Mental Health Crisis Hidden Behind Your Grocery Store Vegetables
One of the nation’s biggest industries is staffed by workers facing grueling conditions and sky-high depression rates.
Michelle Carter's Texting-Suicide Case Is Aiming For The Supreme Court
“This is an extremely important issue,” her lawyer told The Boston Herald.
Court Upholds Conviction Of Michelle Carter In Texting-Suicide Case
Carter, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2017 in the death of Conrad Roy, had been allowed to remain free amid her appeal.
The Disturbing Link Between Opioids and Suicide
We’re just beginning to learn how many fatal overdoses aren’t accidents. To prevent those deaths, we need to understand them better.
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One Of Her Classmates Died By Suicide. Then Another. Then She Said ‘Enough.’
Her community suffered a spike in youth suicides. Now they’re fighting back, and teens are leading the charge.
Utah Man Sentenced To Prison For Enabling Teen's Suicide
Tyerell Przybycien said he "wanted to see what it was like to watch somebody die," authorities said.
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Sarah Hyland Reveals She Was 'Contemplating Suicide' Before Second Kidney Transplant
The "Modern Family" star described her lifetime of health struggles during an interview.
Parents Of Alabama 9-Year-Old Say She Killed Herself After Being Bullied
Maddie Whitsett's friend reportedly said the Birmingham girl was sad after bullying.
Monica Lewinsky Recalls Contemplating Suicide Over Bill Clinton Affair: 'I Was Mortified'
"I still was in love with Bill at the time so I felt really responsible," Lewinsky told A&E.
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Losing My Gay Son To Suicide Changed The Way I View My Christian Faith
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To try and change what God has created causes significant harm.
Prince Harry Delivers Powerful Speech On Seeking Mental Health Help
"You need to know that part of being strong and tough is having the courage to seek help when you need it," the Duke of Sussex said.
'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett Spearheads New LGBTQ Youth Campaign
Curtis M. Wong
The actor and singer appears in ads for the Trevor Project's new volunteer effort.
Gisele Bündchen Says She Contemplated Suicide After Suffering From Panic Attacks
"I felt like I wasn’t allowed to feel bad,” the supermodel told People.
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What It's Like To Work At A Suicide Crisis Hotline
"Had a shotgun across his lap. He was ready to take his life."
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A Psych Ward Doctor On Treating Patients On The Brink Of Suicide
“They’re playing with one of the big existential issues for all of us, which is death,” says Dr. Stuart Beck of Mass General.
Denver 9-Year-Old Dies By Suicide After Reported Bullying For Being Gay
Jamel Myles killed himself four days after coming out to his classmates, authorities say.
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Gay Utah GOP Leader Says LGBTQ People Are Driven To Suicide Because Of Too Much Sex
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Dave Robinson's remarks were condemned by LGBTQ advocates and locals on both sides of the political aisle.
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Family Of Airport Worker Who Crashed Plane 'Shocked, Devastated'
His intent was "not to harm anyone. He was right in saying there are so many people who loved him."
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Detainee Attempts Suicide After Trump Administration Jams Migrants Into Troubled Prison
Staffers have long-warned that the Victorville federal complex was ill-equipped to handle the influx from ICE.
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The Government’s Solution To The Opioid Crisis Feels Like A War To Pain Patients
As the feds crack down on opioid prescriptions, patients are taking their own lives, doctors are losing their jobs and overdose rates continue unabated.
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Yemeni-American Dies By Suicide After Trump Travel Ban Bars His Family
His tragic death underscores the toll of harsh immigration policies.
Why This Mental Health Professional Is So Open About Her Own Mental Illness
This mental health professional hopes to shed the stigma associated with mental illness by speaking about her experience.
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