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'Moonshiners': The Legacy Of Popcorn Sutton

Posted 03.05.2012 | TV

In the world of illegal alcohol, Popcorn Sutton is a name that reached legendary status even before he died in 2009. Facing an 18-month prison sentenc...

Elder Suicide: A Public Health Challenge

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 03.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

Reducing suicide among older adults is an important public health imperative that will become even more important over the next two decades as the population of older adults booms.

Chilean President Committed Suicide, Autopsy Confirms

AP | Posted 12.29.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- A judge in Chile has closed the case on the death of President Salvador Allende after an authoritative autopsy confirmed it was sui...

Colleges And Suicide Threats: When To Call Home?

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 02.26.2012 | College

The email that arrived at Virginia Tech's health center in November 2007 was detailed and unmistakably ominous. It concerned a Tech senior named Danie...

For Those Who Struggle During Christmas, You Are Not Alone

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 02.22.2012 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

While I wish those who are struggling all of the joy, peace, hope and love that I can muster, my greatest hope is that you know deep in your soul that you are not alone.

Boy, 13, Fatally Shoots Himself

Posted 12.23.2011 | Chicago

Police are investigating the death of a 13-year-old Chicago boy who apparently was killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. CBS Chicago reports th...

NY Mom Sends Husband On Errand, Then Kills Family

AP | BEN DOBBIN | Posted 02.21.2012 | New York

PERINTON, N.Y. — A western New York woman sent her husband on an errand Wednesday, then used a shotgun to kill her father, her 10-year-old daugh...

How Does The Faith Community Honor Elders?

Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs | Posted 02.16.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs

How churches care for their elders like Lillian shows how much they value their elders. It also shows where their values are. I can't imagine that Jesus would forget our elders, and neither should we.

Put the Arts on Suicide Watch...

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.15.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

A few years back, I lost two people to suicide. While I realize my senses are heightened, I've seen first hand how debilitating the mere mention of suicide in various programming can be for family members.

Four Difficult Questions About Teen Bullying And Suicide

Social Media Collective | Danah Boyd | Posted 12.12.2011 | Gay Voices

Over the last couple of years, I've laid awake at night asking myself uncomfortable questions about bullying and teen suicide. I don't have answers to...

I Still Don't Understand Mark's Suicide

Stephanie Madoff Mack | Posted 02.10.2012 | Women
Stephanie Madoff Mack

Last year, nearly two months before my husband Mark Madoff committed suicide, he and I were out to dinner celebrating our sixth wedding anniversary.

Man Kills Cop -- Then Himself

AP | By BILL DRAPER | Posted 12.11.2011 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas sheriff said Saturday that investigators have no idea why a man "came out of nowhere" and fatally shot a veteran police o...

Let's Talk About Suicide (and the Coming of the Light)

Julia Moulden | Posted 02.08.2012 | Impact
Julia Moulden

Were you mesmerized by the images of the newly-discovered black holes -- two "supermassive" holes were just announced in Nature, each 30% larger than ...

Ontario Town Devastated By Suicides

CBC | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home

Residents of Pembroke, Ont., are devastated and looking for answers after three teenagers committed suicide over the last four months. ...

Man Commits Suicide By Jumping From Milford Plaza Hotel In Midtown

Posted 12.02.2011 | New York

An unidentified man jumped to his death from the 27th floor of the Milford Plaza Hotel in Midtown landing on Eighth Avenue between 44th and 45th Stree...

Joaquin Luna's Unfinished Blueprint

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 01.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Who was this Joaquin, and why is he the subject of conversation, especially amongst immigrant rights advocates who ask ourselves if we could have done something to prevent his suicide? The answers do not come easily.

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Stunted Growth

Adia Colar | Posted 01.21.2012 | Entertainment
Adia Colar

The first season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills was grand, opulent, and ostentatious. In the second season, though, the once-innocent fun is clouded by reports of abuse and suicide.

Uniting For Survivors Of Suicide Day

Laurenne Sala | Posted 01.20.2012 | Impact
Laurenne Sala

Saturday was the 13th Annual International Survivors of Suicide Day. "Survivors?" My friend asked. "That's the wrong word." But it isn't. Every...

The Power of Words

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 01.20.2012 | Black Voices
Alisha L. Gordon

What we say has the power to bring life or death to any situation, person, or circumstance. The most detrimental component to speaking death to someone, much like what is said in cases of bullying, are the words that we release into the atmosphere.

The Mysterious Death of Ahmad Rezaee: Whodunit?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 01.17.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

Ahmad Rezaee (31) an Iranian national was found dead on November 12, on the floor of room 23 on the 18th floor of Gloria Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road i...

Thoughts on Getting Through Thanksgiving After Suicide

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 01.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Christine A. Scheller

The association between my son's birthday and our most heartwarming holiday presents both challenges and opportunities for getting through what has become, for me, an emotionally-fraught month.

10-Year-Old Hanged Herself To Escape Bullying

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.14.2011 | Education

A few weeks ago, 10-year-old Ashlynn Conner told her mother she was being bullied at Ridge Farm Elementary School and in her neighborhood in Ridge Far...

All I Want for Veterans Day Is Not to Feel Dead Inside

Matthis Chiroux | Posted 01.11.2012 | Impact
Matthis Chiroux

Yes, I am a Veteran, but Veterans Day's not for me. This time of year I feel my worst. I might not leave the house.

Why Didn't Someone Help Her?

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

"I went to the bathroom and locked the door," 18-year-old Ashley Billasano tweeted. "I took apart a razor. I did what I had to do to forget. I swea...

WATCH: Teen's Inspirational Message After Mom's Suicide

Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

Kaitlin Brand wants you to know life gets better. The 16-year-old Michigan teen lost her mother to suicide a few weeks ago. On Oct. 24, days befor...