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Suicide

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  • Williams shows mental health no laughing matter: Editorial

    Williams shows mental health no laughing matter: Editorial
    With news Monday that Robin Williams, beset with depression, had taken his life, social media pulsed with condolences, appreciations and eulogies for the beloved "The World According to Garp" star. Straight away, the world according to Fox News anchor...
  • Help prevent a tragedy

    Amid the outpouring of remembrances following the death of comedian and actor Robin Williams, we should take this opportunity to honestly confront depression and mental illness. Depression is an affliction affecting an estimated 17 million Americans,...
  • Academy's Robin Williams Tweet Criticized by Suicide Prevention Group

    A tweet from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences about Robin Williams' death has proven popular, but not with one suicide-prevention group. The tweet, sent out Monday at 5:56 p.m., shows the genie from the 1992 "Aladdin" with the message,...
  • Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat

    Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat
    His eccentricity, boundary-pushing bravado and brilliant knack for flamboyance could have all made it so on their own, but it was perhaps Robin Williams' way of taking up queer characters with just the right balance of warmth and pitch-perfect irreverence...
  • GUSD continues to monitor students' social media posts

    GUSD continues to monitor students' social media posts
    Glendale school officials will continue to monitor students' public posts on social networking sites this academic year, saying they will then be able to intervene if students appear to be in danger of hurting themselves or others. Glendale Unified made...
  • Robin Williams Was In Early Stages of Parkinson's Disease, Says Wife

    Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's Disease at the time of his death, his wife Susan Schneider said in a new statement. "Robin's sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as...
  • Disney Channel Plans 'Aladdin' Telecasts in Honor of Robin Williams

    In remembrance of Robin Williams, special presentations of the animated classic "Aladdin" are set to air on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior this weekend. Williams, who was found dead on Monday morning in home, voiced the Genie in the film,...
  • Politicizing Suicide Shameful

    Rush Limbaugh's politicizing of Robin Williams' suicide is despicable and shows his complete absence of decency and an intelligent understanding of just what suicide is all about. It is a manifestation of his true character, or should I say, lack thereof....
  • Social media monitoring policy elicits mixed reaction

    Parents and students weighed in Thursday on a recent decision by Glendale school officials to continue monitoring students' public social media posts this school year. Throughout last school year, the Hermosa Beach-based company Geo Listening sent...
  • 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Daughter: 'It's As If My Favorite Teacher Died'

    Mara Wilson, the young actress who played Robin Williams' adorable daughter in "Mrs. Doubtfire," has broken her silence about the actor's suicide. Now 27 years-old, Wilson took to her blog to share some thoughts on Williams, saying "it's as if my...
  • We can't know what led to Robin Williams' suicide [Letter]

    We can't know what led to Robin Williams' suicide [Letter]
    The suicide of Robin Williams is front page news. It has prompted commentators, "experts" and even politicians to express their views about what Mr. Williams should have done rather than take his life. Some have also offered their views about how people...