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Suicide

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Top Suicide Articles

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  • 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...
  • No magic cure-all for depression

    We are all shocked and saddened by last week's pparent suicide of Robin Williams. It leaves us all with a number of questions, including: How could it happen to him? He was so successful. Why couldn't they cure him? He had access to the best mental...
  • Man armed with knife shot by officers, dies

    Man armed with knife shot by officers, dies
    A 45-year-old man armed with a knife and suffering from self-inflicted stab wounds died Wednesday after he charged at Howard County police officers, who shot him in his Ellicott City home, police said. The incident occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. in...
  • 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...
  • Suicide bomber attacks U.N. base in northern Mali, kills two

    BAMAKO (Reuters) - Two U.N. peacekeepers were killed and nine others injured in a suicide attack on a patrol base in northern Mali, the U.N. peacekeeping mission (MINUSMA) said on Saturday. A vehicle exploded on Saturday morning next to the base in the...
  • Editorial: Geo Listening in the light, finally

    Editorial: Geo Listening in the light, finally
    When it first hired Geo Listening in late 2012 to monitor the public social-media postings of students for signs of, among others, depression or suicide, Glendale school officials were less than transparent. In fact, they were opaque, failing to...
  • 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....
  • Death of Maine family a murder-suicide: police

    Death of Maine family a murder-suicide: police
    A man in the southern Maine city of Saco shot dead his wife and three children before turning the shotgun on himself, police said on Monday, calling the incident one of the worst cases of domestic violence in state history. The five members of the...
  • Tunneling under 'Triangle of Death,' Islamic State nears Baghdad from south

    Tunneling under 'Triangle of Death,' Islamic State nears Baghdad from south
    Using secret tunnels built by Saddam Hussein and rough terrain to outfox Iraqi troops, Islamic State insurgents are getting dangerously close to Baghdad with the support of heavily-armed Sunni tribesmen, Iraqi security and intelligence officials said....
  • 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...
  • Smoking may increase suicide risk, study says

    Smoking may increase suicide risk, study says
    It's well known that cigarettes are bad for your health, but does smoking make you more likely to kill yourself too? In a paper published Wednesday in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, authors argued that smoking and suicide may be more closely...