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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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CULTURE & ARTS
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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Too Many Men Are Dying By Suicide
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The statistics are impossible to ignore.
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How To Talk About Suicide In A Way That's Actually Helpful
Suicide isn't just someone else's problem, it's everyone's problem.
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U.S. Suicide Rates See Sharp Increase From 1999 to 2016, CDC Says
"It's a national problem of wide scope that we need comprehensive approaches for."
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STYLE & BEAUTY
Kate Spade Lived With Mental Illness For Years, Her Family Says
Designer's husband said he and his daughter are "deeply heartbroken."
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Red Flag Laws Are Linked To Declines In Gun Suicides, New Study Finds
The research on data from Connecticut and Indiana could bolster the case for red flag laws, which advocates say can also be used to stop other types of shootings.
Truckers Line Up Below Bridge To Help Prevent Suicide
Michigan State Police said the strategic response has been quietly used many times.
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My Niece Believed She Was Abused By A Satanic Cult. The Truth Is Even Scarier.
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I know too well the consequences when truth and critical thinking are outshouted by ideology, politics, paranoia or a misguided moral crusade.
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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Talks Battling Depression After His Mother’s Suicide Attempt
"Depression never discriminates," the actor recently tweeted.
Parents Of 12-Year-Old Say Son Killed Himself After Being Bullied Over Sexuality
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Andrew Leach had told classmates he thought he was bisexual, his father said.
40 Percent Of Kids Who Die By Suicide Use Guns. Why Do So Many Parents Leave Guns Unlocked?
A shocking number of gun-owning parents don't store their weapons safely.
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Chris Cornell's Widow Says Singer Would 'Never Have Ever Left This World'
Vicky Cornell believes the anxiety medication her husband took affected his judgment the night of his death.
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