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Suicide

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  • Robin Williams' friends saw signs he was succumbing to depression

    Robin Williams' friends saw signs he was succumbing to depression
    The end was shockingly sudden: a belt hung on a door; an assistant's distraught call to 911. But the road that led to Robin Williams' apparent suicide at age 63 was a long one — and if you knew where to look, there were plenty of signposts...
  • 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...
  • A malfunctioning of the brain causes irrational thoughts to take over

    Many people will ask why a seemingly happy and very successful Robin Williams committed suicide. But the first thing to understand is that rationality has no role to play here; there likely was no trigger or exact reason. Williams' depression wasn't the...
  • 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...
  • 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,...