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Child Suicide

Alleged Bully's Parents Claim Daughter's Facebook Was Hacked

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 10.24.2013 | Miami

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — When two girls, aged 12 and 14, were arrested in a bullying-suicide investigation in Florida, ma...

Possible Charges For Bullies' Parents

AP | JENNIFER KAY and MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — It was a cold-hearted online post that a Florida sheriff said hastened the arrest of two girls, aged...

Two Girls Arrested For 'Terrorizing' Bullied Victim

AP | By MIKE SCHNEIDER and JENNIFER KAY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — After 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick committed suicide last month, one of her tormenters continued to make comments about her...

What Bullied 12-Year-Old Wrote Before Her Suicide

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 11.13.2013 | Miami

TAMPA, Fla. -- For nearly a year, as many as 15 girls ganged up on 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick and picked on her, authorities say, bombarding her ...

What Do I Do If My Teen Is Thinking About Suicide?

Christy Esposito-Smythers | Posted 07.26.2013 | Home
Christy Esposito-Smythers

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgHow can parents and guardians help? We offer eight tips based on years of clinical work and research with families with teens who have thought about or actually tried to commit suicide.

Student Commits Suicide At Middle School

Posted 03.21.2013 | Detroit

An eighth-grade student brought a gun to school on Thursday and committed suicide, according to officials. Fire department officials told reporters...

TRAGEDY: 7-year-old Found Dead In Suspected Suicide

Posted 05.25.2012 | Detroit

Detroit police responded to a tragic call from Pingree Street Wednesday afternoon. A 7-year-old boy had been found dead in what police are saying was ...

Boy Shoots Himself With Gun Found Under Mother's Pillow

AP | Posted 04.08.2012 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA -- Authorities say a 4-year-old boy has shot himself in the chest in Philadelphia with a gun he found under his mother's pillow. The sho...

12-Year-Old Indian Girl Commits Suicide To Donate Organs To Family

Posted 09.06.2011 | World

Twelve-year-old Mumpy Sarkar ended her own life in an attempt to donate organs to her father and brother, but was cremated before her suicide note det...