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Suicide

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  • Help Available For Gay And Lesbian Teens

    LGBTQ Spirit Day is a day to remember all those young people who took their lives because of their sexual orientation. They were bullied at school, in their communities or at home because of their sexual orientation and in honor of them people across...
  • Study: Men with troubled childhoods may seek refuge in the military

    Study: Men with troubled childhoods may seek refuge in the military
    Men who enlisted in the U.S. military over the last four decades are more than twice as likely as the those in the general population to have been sexually abused as children and to have grown up around domestic violence and substance abuse, a new study...
  • Persistence, acceptance helped Rachel Vander Kolk navigate twin sister's death

    Persistence, acceptance helped Rachel Vander Kolk navigate twin sister's death
    It has been more than two years since Rachel Vander Kolk woke in the middle of the night to learn her twin sister, Tracy, had taken her own life. "Why didn't I notice anything?" Rachel said. "I felt like I should have recognized she was hurting...
  • How to recognize suicide signs, where to get help

    Friends of comedian Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63 in an apparent suicide, urged the public Monday to seek help if they have suicidal thoughts and encouraged friends to stay alert to any warning signs of depression. "Robin was as sweet a...
  • Robin Williams' friends saw signs he was succumbing to depression

    The end was shockingly sudden: a belt hung on a door; an assistant's distraught call to 911. But the road that led to Robin Williams' apparent suicide at age 63 was a long one — and if you knew where to look, there were plenty of signposts...
  • Focus less on 'Why?' of Williams' death

    Two of the best things I've ever read about suicide are poems. They contain no statistics, no quotes from experts, no discussion of antidepressants, none of the sound-bite analysis that has followed Robin Williams' death. They approach the topic in a...
  • Police: 'Suicidal' woman shot after pointing rifle at officers

    Police: 'Suicidal' woman shot after pointing rifle at officers
    A McHenry County sheriff's deputy shot and injured a suicidal woman after she emerged from a residence with a .223-caliber assault rifle and pointed it at authorities Sunday, officials announced this monring. The 53-year-old woman is being treated at...
  • Lawsuit filed by woman who lost estranged husband and son, 4, in murder-suicide

    Lawsuit filed by woman who lost estranged husband and son, 4, in murder-suicide
    Less than three months after her estranged husband killed their 4-year-old son in a murder-suicide, Kyle Weber was fired from her job as a clinical psychologist at a Naperville counseling clinic. In a recent DuPage County lawsuit, Weber sued her...
  • Tuesday's Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Bipolar and Depression Support Group, 6 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-2055. Back-to-School Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE Fourth St., Fort...
  • Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Board Member Certification for Condos, Co-ops and HOAs, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 5297 W. Copans Road, Margate. Free. Call 954-486-7774. Crime Scene Investigation, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines....
  • Bathroom video, bullying led to teen's suicide, parents say

    Bathroom video, bullying led to teen's suicide, parents say
    A San Diego couple says their 14-year-old son committed suicide after a video taken of him allegedly masturbating in a school bathroom went viral and subjected him to constant teasing and bullying. In a $1-million claim filed against the San Diego...