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Suicide

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  • After Williams' death, a flood of calls to suicide-prevention organizations

    After Williams' death, a flood of calls to suicide-prevention organizations
    Local crisis organizations are seeing an increased volume of calls in the wake of Robin Williams’ apparent suicide Monday—and professionals are hoping the tragedy will help people talk frankly about suicide and mental illness. “It...
  • Fox News' Shepard Smith Apologizes for Suggesting Robin Williams' Suicide Was Act of Cowardice

    By Jordan Zakarin NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - ABC News wasn't the only organization to goof up during its initial coverage of the death of Robin Williams. Fox News' host Shepard Smith, talking extemporaneously Monday night about the tragic suicide of the...
  • Robin Williams hanged himself in bedroom with a belt, sheriff says

    Robin Williams hanged himself in bedroom with a belt, sheriff says
    Actor and comedian Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself after first apparently trying to to slash one of his wrists, authorities said Tuesday. Marin County sheriff's Lt. Keith Boyd said Williams hanged himself with a belt in his bedroom,...
  • Details of Robin Williams' death generate backlash on social media

    Details of Robin Williams' death generate backlash on social media
    Amid the pictures and news clips shared about Robin Williams on social media Tuesday following his death, a wave of criticism emerged after a Marin County sheriff's official revealed, in detail, how the actor’s body was found. At a news...
  • Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63

    Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63
    Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, Marin County Sheriff's Office said. He was 63. The sheriff's coroner's division said it suspects the death was a suicide...
  • How to recognize suicide signs, where to get help

    Friends of comedian Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63 in an apparent suicide, urged the public Monday to seek help if they have suicidal thoughts and encouraged friends to stay alert to any warning signs of depression. "Robin was as sweet a...
  • Robin Williams: Coroner to perform autopsy after suspected suicide

    An autopsy is scheduled to be performed Tuesday on Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comic legend who was found dead at his home in Marin County on Monday. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide, with...
  • An outpouring of grief -- and compassion -- for Robin Williams

    An outpouring of grief -- and compassion -- for Robin Williams
    When Robin Williams' death was announced Monday afternoon, the crush of letters that usually arrives after major news breaks took several hours to materialize. Perhaps the shock of losing such a seminal and beloved figure in entertainment so great that...
  • MARIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICIAL SAYS WILL NOT DISCUSS POSSIBILITY OF SUICIDE NOTE

    MARIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICIAL SAYS WILL NOT DISCUSS POSSIBILITY OF SUICIDE NOTE
  • ABC 7's Ryan Chiaverini records song to benefit suicide awareness

    ABC 7's Ryan Chiaverini records song to benefit suicide awareness
    Five years after losing his brother to suicide, Ryan Chiaverini is singing a happier tune  --  for a good cause. The co-host of WLS-Ch.7’s “Windy City Live” wrote and recorded an upbeat summer ode to Chicago, incorporating local...
  • 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...