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Suicide

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Top Suicide Articles

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  • Shooter in Spokane murder-suicide was given gun a day before shooting

    Shooter in Spokane murder-suicide was given gun a day before shooting
    The 37-year-old man who shot his wife and turned the gun on himself inside a Spokane, Wash., cancer center Tuesday had threatened to kill himself before and was given his firearm back a day before the shooting, police said. Spokane Police Chief Frank...
  • Big business finally learns that wellness is good business

    2014 has been the year when the discussion of well-being has migrated from health and wellness magazines to business magazines. Wellness, and how to integrate it into our work lives, has become the hottest topic in the business pages. And that should...
  • Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling Joining Shane Black's Cop Drama 'Nice Guys'

    Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling have come on board police drama "The Nice Guys" with "Iron Man 3" director Shane Black helming. Warner Bros. has acquired North American rights to the project, which is being produced by Joel Silver. "Nice Guys" re-teams...
  • Robin Williams' death: Coroner's investigation will take weeks

    Robin Williams' death: Coroner's investigation will take weeks
    Authorities said it will probably take several weeks to complete the full autopsy report on Robin Williams, who officials said took his own life. Preliminary results of the forensic exam indicate the cause of death was "asphyxia due to hanging," said...
  • In Williams' death, suicide prevention advocates see opportunity to raise awareness

    In Williams' death, suicide prevention advocates see opportunity to raise awareness
    Physicians, public health officials and mental health advocates hope the death of Robin Williams will bring new attention to suicide, the little-discussed and less-understood phenomenon that now ranks among the top 10 causes of death in the United States....
  • Robin Williams film series at Artsquest

    Robin Williams film series at Artsquest
    In memory of the death of Robin Williams who committed suicide Monday, Artsquest will hold a film series featuring some of Williams best-loved movies that will benefit suicide prevention. The series starts this weekend at Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at...
  • The details of Robin Williams' death should not be covered up

    A predictable cycle has emerged from media coverage of traumatic events like mass shootings or the suicides of famous people: first the news of the terrible thing, then the rush to report as many details as possible, then the backlash to the publication...
  • 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...