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Suicide

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  • 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...
  • Robin Williams' suicide focuses attention on Parkinson's, depression

    Robin Williams' suicide focuses attention on Parkinson's, depression
    The death of Robin Williams has focused new attention on Parkinson's disease. Williams, who was found dead from an apparent suicide Monday, was suffering from the "early stages" of Parkinson's disease, his widow, Susan Schneider, said in a statement...
  • Flirting with depression: The problem with suicide hotlines

    The suicide of Robin Williams is one of those permeating cultural events that's more than just the loss of a performer who meant so many things to so many generations. The nostalgic older folks remember his "nanu nanus," the Gen X'ers "O! Captain,"...
  • Gene Simmons sorry for 'kill yourself' comment seen as depression diss

    Gene Simmons sorry for 'kill yourself' comment seen as depression diss
    A couple of weeks ago, Gene Simmons said some harsh things about addiction, depression and suicide in an interview. This week, in light of Robin Williams' apparent suicide on Monday after struggling with addiction and depression, those things sounded even...
  • When a family member commits suicide

    When a family member commits suicide
    I didn't know Robin Williams personally, but learning of his suicide opened an old wound. In 1975, when I was 21 and my mother was 51, she took her life. She started her car in an enclosed garage and died of carbon monoxide poisoning. In the United...