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Addressing Veteran Suicide Head-on: Q&A With Oscar Winner Ellen Goosenberg Kent

Joshua Kors | Posted 07.04.2015 | Politics
Joshua Kors

One number: 22. That's all it took to transform Ellen Goosenberg Kent from a filmmaker to a woman on a mission. "When I heard that 22 veterans are killing themselves every day, I thought: This is outrageous. That's almost one every hour. I had to do something," she said.

Oscars: The World Stage for Suicide

Wendy K. Williamson | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy K. Williamson

On a night where the world -- to the tune of 1 billion people -- was listening, it was as an appropriate time as ever, long overdue in fact, to speak of suicide.

What to Wear to the Funeral?

Dana Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dana Perry

My son Evan was 15 and bipolar. We always kind of expected to outlive him, but didn't -- couldn't -- imagine, on that sunny October afternoon as we sat at lunch with him, laughing and joking, that it would be that very night.

Boy Interrupted: Interview with Filmmaker Dana Perry

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The documentary film Boy Interrupted not only tells the story of a 15-year-old's death by suicide, but it also tells the story of a mother's anguish dealing with her son's lifelong disease of bipolar mental disorder.