| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:04 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Del. Heather R. Mizeur's call for legalized suicide for the terminally ill ("Mizeur backs physician-assisted suicide," April 16) demonstrates incredibly poor judgment.
As a senior, I have seen healthy seniors badgered or misled by relatives or...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A man who hanged himself in the Lake County Jail early this morning had been placed on suicide watch in recent weeks out of an excess of caution, though a mental health evaluation uncovered no indication that he was planning to harm himself, authorities...
| 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 1, 2014
| 12:58 PM
An autopsy determined the death of a 49-year-old Winnetka man who was struck by a train near a Glencoe Metra station last week was a suicide, authorities said.
A Wednesday autopsy determined David DiPaolo, of the 1100 block of Tower Road in Winnetka,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:02 PM
A U.S. mission to deliver books to a school in Afghanistan that ended in the death of a young foreign service officer from River Forest was plagued by poor planning that “failed at all levels,” according to a scathing Army report obtained by...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The purported unmasking of Satoshi Nakamoto by Newsweek on Thursday trumped any other bitcoin news. Whatever else was going on in the world of the world's favorite virtual currency pretty much got ignored. Makes sense.
But to show just how strange...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:57 AM
L'Wren Scott, a renowned fashion designer and girlfriend to The Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, was found dead Monday of an apparent suicide, ABC News is reporting.
Scott, a former model whose designs were loved by stars like Angelina Jolie and...