The CDC recently released new and disturbing data about an increase in suicide by Americans between the ages of 35 and 64; the new rate is 17.6 per 10...
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What converts our pressure-induced stress into chronic depression and suicidal thoughts? High intelligence may be the culprit.
Let us use this opportunity to save lives by doing something about the most common way in which guns cause death in America. Reducing access to lethal means can be the difference between a loved one's darkest hour and their final hour.
Individuals who are truly suicidal are oftentimes past the point of wanting (or being able) to ask for help. Therefore, it is up to others to recognize the various warning signs and intervene.
With the stakes this high, service members, veterans and their families deserve transparency and accountability.
Washington survived Valley Forge, Kennedy survived PT-109, Reagan survived a gun shot. And our commander-in-chief passes out from eating a pretzel. Who can deny that our best days are behind us?
In the wake of Don Cornelius' death, many suicide prevention advocates were hoping that his apparent suicide would give people an avenue for talking about something we don't like to discuss.
New Yorkers may be be the least likely of Americans to commit suicide, but that doesn't mean they're the happiest.
Researchers from Hamilton Colle...
WASHINGTON -- Does misery really love company?
An intriguing new study suggests that may be the case....
An alarmingly high number of Latina teens in New York have tried to commit suicide, and city officials want to know why.
"It's a startling problem,...
Today kids get more pressure from their peers -- than anyone else -- to be cool, to fit in and to do whatever is necessary to prove that you do.
With suicide rates soaring among young Native Americans, the Sweetgrass Project is feeling its way through small successes and foibles as it works to reduce suicides on a South Dakota reservation.
ESPOO, Finland — A lone gunman dressed in black killed five people, including four in a crowded shopping mall, before returning home and taking ...
WASHINGTON — The suicide rate among 18- to 29-year-old men who've left the military has gone up significantly, the government said Monday.
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