| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:20 AM
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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:24 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:55 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:14 AM
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...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:13 PM
The last recorded image of Timmothy Pitzen was taken shortly after 10 a.m. three years ago Tuesday. Security camera footage shows the 6-year-old Aurora boy walking from a Wisconsin Dells water park hotel with his mother.
After that moment, facts...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:57 AM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:54 AM
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....
| May 22, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Suicide and Older Adults
Suicide rates have become noticeably higher in both middle age and older adult populations in the last few years. According to the National Institutes of Health “white males age 85 and older consistently have had the...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Citing a dramatic increase in jail suicides and "deplorable" conditions for mentally ill inmates, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday that it was seeking court oversight of how the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department treats those inmates. ...