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Dead Man Found In Foreclosed Home Four Years Later

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business

Abandoned homes have become an increasingly common sight amidst a national foreclosure crisis. Yet what may lurk forgotten behind closed doors may be ...

Depression and the Elderly

Dr. Felicia Wade | Posted 04.07.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Felicia Wade

The recent death of TV pioneer Don Cornelius underscores the growing problem of depression and suicide among our elderly population. Most people don't expect older adults to take their own lives, but this population has the highest suicide rate of any age group.

When Beauty Is A Curse

James Peron | Posted 04.04.2012 | Gay Voices
James Peron

David felt damned. He wanted one thing more than anything else: he simply wanted someone to love him. He didn't want someone attracted to his looks. He didn't want someone merely drawn to his "it" factor. He wanted people to see him for who he was.

U.S. Marine Fights Conviction For Suicide Attempt

AP | By DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 02.02.2012 | Black Voices

HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- A discharged Marine private who slit his wrists in a suicide attempt is fighting his military conviction for deliberately injuring ...

What's The Big Deal About Mike Kelley's Death?

Posted 02.02.2012 | Arts

Mike Kelley died of an apparent suicide in his bathtub a few days ago in Southern California. He was perhaps the most influential artist to emerge in ...

Artist Mike Kelly Found Dead In His Home

AP | By DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- Mike Kelley, the daring and influential contemporary installation artist who counted the band Sonic Youth and artist Paul McCarthy amon...

Man Falls 21 Stories From Chelsea Rooftop In Apparent Suicide | Posted 04.01.2012 | New York

CHELSEA -- A 62-year-old man fell to his death from a Chelsea rooftop early Tuesday in an apparent suicide, police said. The unidentified victim pl...

Russell's Suicide Takes Center Stage At 'Housewives' Reunion

Posted 03.31.2012 | TV

After another turbulent season of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" (Mon., 9 p.m. EST on Bravo), the women gathered around Andy Cohen for the obl...

Soap-Opera Actor Commits Suicide After Euthanizing Dog

Posted 01.31.2012 | New York

A 47-year old actor killed himself on Wednesday after being struck with grief after euthanizing his dog the day prior, friends say. Nick Santino, ...

Bullying in America: A National Crisis

Bruce Kluger | Posted 03.25.2012 | New York
Bruce Kluger

Although I have lived in New York City for 32 years, I have never been to Staten Island. It has been said, however, that this southernmost of New Yor...

NRA Wants to "Honor" Soldiers, Unless It Involves Stopping Military Suicides

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Although the NRA likes to wrap itself in the flag of others' valor while professing to look out for the best interests of U.S. military personnel, its concern evaporates when a soldier's health butts up against the chance to sell just one more gun.

Bilious Cruelty Against Bears in the Name of Medicine

Tim Terhaar | Posted 03.24.2012 | Green
Tim Terhaar

Man's fate is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; man has no advantage over...

It's Time for the President to Prove He's Brady or Eli for Vets

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

As all eyes turn to Capitol Hill tonight for the State of the Union address, I'll join 20 fellow Iraq vets on the House floor and millions nationwide and overseas who are looking for crucial promises from the president.

Gore and Suicide Under the Glitzy, Glamorous and Beckoning Dream

Tom Gregory | Posted 03.22.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

A picture might be worth a thousand words, but one word looms over Tinseltown that's worth a thousand pictures -- the iconic Hollywood sign.

Cop Kills Himself In Queens

Posted 01.20.2012 | New York

A New York City police officer committed suicide while on duty Thursday night in Queens.The 28-year-old cop was found lying on 211th Street in Holls H...

Why Army Suicides Are Down: Report

AP | By PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 01.19.2012 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- The number of suicides among soldiers has been leveling off but there's been a dramatic jump in domestic violence, sex crimes and other ...

Bullying Claims Another Victim... an Unexpected One

Marlo Thomas | Posted 03.20.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

I will not stand by and see other families destroyed. We must defeat bullying. Parents, teachers, grandparents, and -- most of all -- kids, must band together and stop this epidemic in our schools and on our playgrounds.

Gay California Cheerleader Commits Suicide On New Year's Day

Posted 01.18.2012 | Gay Voices

The disturbing spate of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teen suicides continues with news that another California student has taken his ...

Principal Faces Charges For Hypnotizing Students

AP | Posted 01.12.2012 | Education

NORTH PORT, Fla. -- Criminal misdemeanor charges have been filed against a former southwest Florida high school principal accused of using hypnosis on...

Police Find Body Outside Miami-Dade County Auditorium

Posted 03.12.2012 | Miami

Miami police report that they have found a body outside the northwest corner of the Miami-Dade County Auditorium at 2901 W. Flagler Street. Officer Mo...

An Open Letter to Our Former Bullies

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 03.06.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

We hope that you have changed and request that you take time to learn and teach two very humane lessons.

'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...