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The Life Out Loud: Optimize for Joy

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.24.2012 | Good News
MeiMei Fox

The amazing Mike Walsh somehow manages to be an entrepreneur, investor and advisor to startups, supporter of several charities, and devoted husband and father to two boys. Oh, and he's working on a film/book project on the side. How does he do it?

Suicides Now America's Leading Cause Of Death By Injury

Posted 09.24.2012 | Business

Around the time of recession rocked the United States, its population experienced a disturbing shift: Today, suicide takes more American lives than an...

'Bitter Seeds' Film Tells Of Indian Farmer Suicides

Zester Daily | Posted 11.21.2012 | Home
Zester Daily

"Every 30 minutes a farmer in India kills himself ..." This frightening fact is pointed out in "Bitter Seeds," the third documentary in "The Globalization Trilogy" directed by Micha Peled.

'Cruel' Bystanders Uploaded Footage Of Man Attempting Suicide Online

Posted 09.20.2012 | Technology

A man who attempted suicide has been hospitalized after "goading bystanders" encouraged him to jump off the roof of a building. Police say the onl...

The Epidemic of Suicide in the Military

Allen Frances | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Allen Frances

The suicide problem is just the very tip of a much larger iceberg. That one active duty soldier per day is desperate enough to kill himself speaks volumes of the less obvious, but significant, distress experienced by many other soldiers and veterans.

Stopping the Surge of Military Suicides: How to Win This Preventable War

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

This week's release of a National Strategy for Suicide Prevention is an important step forward, but we must now invest the resources, develop innovative partnerships, and take the actions necessary across all sectors of society to prevent this silent wound of war and tragic loss of life among America's service men and women.

Psychological Wounds Take Toll on Post-9/11 Veterans

Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D. | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D.

Many of those who have served on behalf of our nation will need our help as they transition home to our communities. The mental health providers who work with service members and veterans across the country every day hear it firsthand.

Mitch Albom's 'The Time Keeper' Offers Wisdom For Days Of Awe

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.10.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Time is kept on our wrists and computer screens, on our cell phones and on the walls of our home, but Mitch Albom teaches us that being a time keeper is not the way to live.

Just Because You Can't See It Doesn't Mean It's Not There

Daniel Wang | Posted 11.07.2012 | Teen
Daniel Wang

The happiest, sprightliest person you know may be the one with the hidden mental illness. She may be the one who's too afraid of how people will react to tell the truth and seek help.

One Man's 40-Day Fast Aims To Raise Awareness About Black Men And Suicide

The Huffington Post | Patrice Peck | Posted 09.01.2012 | Black Voices

For the past 34 days, water and an occasional glass of juice have been the only source of sustenance for Chicago theater artist Wendell Tucker. Aft...

Hip-Hop Mogul Found Dead

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 10.30.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — New York City police say a hip-hop mogul who managed Sean "Diddy" Combs, 50 Cent and others was found dead in an apparent suicide. C...

All Hands on Deck: How We Can Help Someone Who's Suicidal

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Taking an "all hands on deck" approach to suicide prevention can truly save lives. Knowing the warning signs for suicide and the helper tasks that can prevent a suicide equips us with powerful tools for assisting those at risk.

The Deadly Recession: Dangers of a Down Economy

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Over the last few years, studies have suggested a connection between unemployment and suicide rates.

Toddler Decapitated In Horrific Murder-Suicide

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 10.22.2012 | Crime

CAMDEN, N.J. — The 911 call from Chevonne Thomas was rambling and incoherent, but authorities said she made one thing clear: Her 2-year-old son ...

Two Men Arrested After Their Facebook Comments Allegedly Lead Classmate To Suicide

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.16.2012 | College

A first-year student in Jalandhar, India was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her hostel room yesterday morning. According to The Times of India, a...

Report: U.K. Recession Drives More Than 1,000 To Suicide

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2012 | Business

* Rising unemployment rates seen taking heavy suicide toll * Study looked at historical trends to find excess deaths * M...

Me on Drugs

Julie Gray | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Gray

I have been on drugs for about six years, give or take. Prozac and Buspiron. Prozac for depression and Buspiron for its evil twin sister, anxiety. There were others, too. I can't remember how I got started on them -- well, we can surmise I was depressed.

Mystery Las Vegas Street Artist Ignites Class-War Debate With Guerilla Suicide Installation

ARTINFO | Posted 10.13.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Commuters in Las Vegas were shocked out of their morning traffic routines on Wednesday when they spotted mannequins dangling from a pair of freeway-ad...

A Teen, a Trauma, and a Tragedy: Is Brain Damage to Blame?

Ben Thomas | Posted 08.10.2012 | Science
Ben Thomas

On the night Austin Trenum suffered his concussion, he started to change. As if the concussion had left Austin's brain intact and functional, but had changed him in ways that proved too subtle to catch except in hindsight.

A Necessary Death Is a DVD Discovery

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.03.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

A Necessary Death is a film that stays in your head long after it has ended. Director Daniel Stamm knows how to increase the tension level in even the most ordinary of circumstances.

Facing Many Fears High Above Toronto

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

This is the scariest thing I have ever agreed to do, and believe me, I've tried some pretty heart-pounding adventures. But there's something deeply personal about this circumnavigation of Toronto's CN Tower that I'd have to confront, too.

WATCH: Shane Claiborne: Violence Is Evil

Travis Reed | Posted 04.29.2013 | Religion
Travis Reed

Every day it seems like we're bombarded with news stories of violence. Shane Claiborne reminds us of Christ's third option to violence and a new narrative for a fractured world.

Starshell: Light, Liberation and Suicide Prevention

Charles Howard | Posted 09.22.2012 | Black Voices
Charles Howard

Can pop music be soulful? I suppose it all depends on where it comes from - and for what purpose it is created. Starshell's music comes from a place deep within and from a time long ago.

Military Suicide, Emotional Anguish and Healing

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 09.19.2012 | Impact
Joseph Bobrow

We need to our veterans and their families as whole people. We must stop, look and listen (and really see and hear) them, in order to find a way out of our linear, silver-bullet, quick-fix blinders.

The Blues-O-Meter

Waldo Mellon | Posted 09.18.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

Hey Waldo M'main Man! You rule! Love what your doin'! You and me are exactly the same because we both want everybody to just cheer up!! What's the big problem?!