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The Disturbing Link Between Opioids and Suicide
We’re just beginning to learn how many fatal overdoses aren’t accidents. To prevent those deaths, we need to understand them better.
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One Of Her Classmates Died By Suicide. Then Another. Then She Said ‘Enough.’
Her community suffered a spike in youth suicides. Now they’re fighting back, and teens are leading the charge.
Utah Man Sentenced To Prison For Enabling Teen's Suicide
Tyerell Przybycien said he "wanted to see what it was like to watch somebody die," authorities said.
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Sarah Hyland Reveals She Was 'Contemplating Suicide' Before Second Kidney Transplant
The "Modern Family" star described her lifetime of health struggles during an interview.
Parents Of Alabama 9-Year-Old Say She Killed Herself After Being Bullied
Maddie Whitsett's friend reportedly said the Birmingham girl was sad after bullying.
Monica Lewinsky Recalls Contemplating Suicide Over Bill Clinton Affair: 'I Was Mortified'
"I still was in love with Bill at the time so I felt really responsible," Lewinsky told A&E.
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Losing My Gay Son To Suicide Changed The Way I View My Christian Faith
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To try and change what God has created causes significant harm.
Prince Harry Delivers Powerful Speech On Seeking Mental Health Help
"You need to know that part of being strong and tough is having the courage to seek help when you need it," the Duke of Sussex said.
'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett Spearheads New LGBTQ Youth Campaign
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The actor and singer appears in ads for the Trevor Project's new volunteer effort.
Gisele Bündchen Says She Contemplated Suicide After Suffering From Panic Attacks
"I felt like I wasn’t allowed to feel bad,” the supermodel told People.
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What It's Like To Work At A Suicide Crisis Hotline
"Had a shotgun across his lap. He was ready to take his life."
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A Psych Ward Doctor On Treating Patients On The Brink Of Suicide
“They’re playing with one of the big existential issues for all of us, which is death,” says Dr. Stuart Beck of Mass General.
Denver 9-Year-Old Dies By Suicide After Reported Bullying For Being Gay
Jamel Myles killed himself four days after coming out to his classmates, authorities say.
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Gay Utah GOP Leader Says LGBTQ People Are Driven To Suicide Because Of Too Much Sex
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Dave Robinson's remarks were condemned by LGBTQ advocates and locals on both sides of the political aisle.
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Family Of Airport Worker Who Crashed Plane 'Shocked, Devastated'
His intent was "not to harm anyone. He was right in saying there are so many people who loved him."
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Detainee Attempts Suicide After Trump Administration Jams Migrants Into Troubled Prison
Staffers have long-warned that the Victorville federal complex was ill-equipped to handle the influx from ICE.
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The Government’s Solution To The Opioid Crisis Feels Like A War To Pain Patients
As the feds crack down on opioid prescriptions, patients are taking their own lives, doctors are losing their jobs and overdose rates continue unabated.
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Yemeni-American Dies By Suicide After Trump Travel Ban Bars His Family
His tragic death underscores the toll of harsh immigration policies.
Why This Mental Health Professional Is So Open About Her Own Mental Illness
This mental health professional hopes to shed the stigma associated with mental illness by speaking about her experience.
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David Spade Recalls Sister-In-Law Kate Spade's 'Lovely' Spirit in Emotional Interview
He shared a sweet story about introducing his girlfriends to the iconic designer.
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Women’s Suicide Rates Have Increased More Than Twice As Fast As Men’s Since 2010
Men account for the majority of deaths by suicide, but new government data has experts questioning what's causing the rise among women.
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Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Mental Health After Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade Suicides
The "Girls Trip" star shared her own thoughts in moments of "deep despair."
In Honor Of Anthony Bourdain, Chinese Restaurant Donates $73,000
The proceeds will go to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, said Xi'an Famous Foods' CEO.
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My Suicide Week
Reliving hell in the 24-hour suicide news cycle.
Calls To Suicide Hotlines Rise Sharply After Celebrity Deaths
The Crisis Text Line, which offers support through text messages, said weekend contacts increased 115 percent from the week before.
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Anthony Bourdain And The Dangerous Myth of 'Having It All'
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Like Bourdain, I seemed to "have it all." I still wanted to die.
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