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Suicide

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  • Have You Seen 'Dumb Ways To Die'?!

    Have You Seen 'Dumb Ways To Die'?!
    My nine year old son came home one day:  "Can we go on YouTube and watch 'Dumb Ways To Die'?  My friend was singing it at school!" I had no idea what he was talking about...and whether or not this oddly-named video was remotely appropriate for kids to...
  • Honest Talk During Suicide Prevention Week

    Honest Talk During Suicide Prevention Week
    It's National Suicide Prevention Week, a time to "challenge our assumptions and move forward together." And, this blog entry on HuffPost Teen does just that. Kevin Breel, a 20 year old stand-up comic and mental health activist, urges kids to ask...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • App developers hope to help veterans battling mental health issues

    Dave Smith hit his lowest low in March 2012. The retired Marine and Iraq combat veteran separated from his family and friends, broke up with his girlfriend and spent nights drinking himself into oblivion. One afternoon, he put a loaded shotgun in...
  • To be or not to be: Playwrights on the complex issue of suicide

    To be or not to be: Playwrights on the complex issue of suicide
    "There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide." Albert Camus' famous opening sentence from "The Myth of Sisyphus" is obviously directed to people who aren't standing on the window ledge. Those planning to kill themselves...
  • Unidentified stranger saves man from jumping off bridge onto highway

    A suicidal man who took numerous prescription pills and drank gasoline was preparing to jump to his death from a bridge over Interstate 380 last week when a passing motorist intervened and saved his life, police said. Pocono Mountain Regional police...
  • Body found on remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park

    Body found on remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park
    A body was discovered Monday on a remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park, officials said. The Los Angeles Fire Department received a call from a hiker about a person “down or injured” around 8:45 a.m., spokesman Brian Humphrey said. Air and...
  • Addiction, Not Suicide, Got Robin Williams

    Addiction, Not Suicide, Got Robin Williams
    We were standing and talking on my back porch. "I could never do this twice," Dave said. He was speaking about not having the courage to try sobriety a second time. Dave was my dearest friend. We were closer than brothers. He had been sober 10 years...
  • Boy's alleged abuse described in graphic grand jury testimony

    Boy's alleged abuse described in graphic grand jury testimony
    Before 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez was allegedly beaten to death by his mother and her boyfriend, they doused him with pepper spray, forced him to eat his own vomit and locked him in a cabinet with a sock stuffed in his mouth to muffle his screams,...