Recent News Headlines : Suicide

PARENTS TEST SCHOOL LIABILITY IN BULLYING AND CHILD SUICIDE


Courts have shown reluctance to increase the demands on school officials to quell bullying... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 3

HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT ASSISTED DYING? SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS WITH US


In the US, Colorado became the sixth state to allow what advocates for death with dignity call physician-assisted dying ... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 709

NHS FINDS BED FOR TEENAGER AT RISK OF SUICIDE


The girl was likely to be moved to the unidentified low secure mental health unit before she was due to be released... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 1509

AMANDA KNOX: WOMAN IN TEXTING SUICIDE CASE DESERVES SYMPATHY


In an op-ed published Thursday in the Los Angeles Times, Knox wrote that Michelle Carter deserves sympathy and help, not a jail sentence... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 767

US WOMAN FACES UP TO 20 YEARS FOR BOYFRIEND'S SUICIDE


Her boyfriend, Conrad Roy, 18, was found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning in his pickup truck in a parking lot in July 2014... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 0

THE BOLD NEW FIGHT TO ERADICATE SUICIDE


Moreover, he and a growing number of mental health experts believe this applies to all suicides... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 9098

SUICIDES OF NEARLY 60,000 INDIAN FARMERS LINKED TO CLIMATE CHANGE, STUDY CLAIMS


Rising temperatures and the resultant stress on India's agricultural sector may have contributed to increase in suicides over the past 30 years, research shows... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 11139

TACKLING SUICIDE IN PRISONS REQUIRES MORE CASH AND CARE


Across the US, prisoner suicide rates rose sharply in state prisons between 2013 and 2014... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 398

SUICIDE ACT BREACHES HUMAN RIGHT TO DIGNITY, HIGH COURT TOLD


The 1961 Suicide Act breaches human rights protecting dignity and personal autonomy and should be declared illegal, the high court has been told... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 760

TERMINALLY ILL MAN TO CHALLENGE UK BAN ON ASSISTED DYING


High court to hear Noel Conway's claim that 1961 Suicide Act breaches his human right to a 'dignified death'... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 1721

SUICIDES BY YOUNG PEOPLE PEAK IN EXAM SEASON, REPORT FINDS


Suicide is the leading cause of death in young people in England and Wales... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 1972

HOW TO SUPPORT A DEPRESSED PARTNER WHILE MAINTAINING YOUR OWN MENTAL HEALTH


Looking after a partner with mental health problems - in my case, my husband Rob, who had chronic depression - is complicated... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 14943

NUMBER OF PRISON DEATHS LINKED TO NEW PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS RISES TO 79


Unfortunately, too often my investigations identify repeated failings in prison suicide prevention procedures... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 408

SUICIDAL MAN DOUSED IN GASOLINE CATCHES FIRE AFTER POLICE USE TASER ON HIM


Police were called to the home about noon, where two women reported that a mentally ill man was attempting suicide... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 516

YOUNG BOY STABBED TO DEATH AND WOMAN INJURED IN DUBLIN


A woman in her early 40s was injured in the incident... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 0

'I'D HATE FOR ANOTHER MOTHER TO FEEL THIS'


Last January, Mikeal was referred to the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa after he told a Sharbot Lake doctor he had attempted suicide... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 5217

SELF-IMMOLATION CATALYST OF THE ARAB SPRING IS NOW A GRIM TREND


But another person was also on his mind Mohamed Bouazizi, the Tunisian street vendor whose self-immolation in 2010 set off the Arab Spring uprisings... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 971

DEATH ROW PRISONER WHO STRANGLED FOUR INMATES SAYS, 'I DID IT FOR NOTHING'


Simmons was asked why he did not commit suicide, if prison life was unbearable... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 22

SHOOTINGS KILL OR INJURE AT LEAST 19 U.S. CHILDREN EACH DAY, CDC REPORT SAYS


--Most deaths result from homicides and suicides, while assaults caused most of the nonfatal injuries... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 134

HK MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ASSAULT, INTIMIDATION OF EX-GIRLFRIEND


The defendant's plea spared girl X from having to testify in court hearings... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 46

MICHELLE CARTER GUILTY OF TEXTS URGING BOYFRIEND'S SUICIDE


Michelle Carter, now 20, denied involuntary manslaughter for her messages to 18-year-old Conrad Roy... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 3788

SUICIDE: WE CAN ALL HELP SAVE THE LIFE OF A STRANGER


I now run a Suicide Crisis Centre and there are times when I encounter individuals... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 1005

WOMAN ON TRIAL FOR TEXTS 'DRIVING BOYFRIEND TO SUICIDE'


He told the court that Ms Carter had previously talked her boyfriend out of suicide attempts... READ MORE

7th June, 2017 1752

PHILIPPINE AUTHORITIES SEARCH FOR CLUES ON CASINO GUNMAN'S IDENTITY


None yet, Albayalde said in a text message when asked about any leads on the identity of the gunman... READ MORE

3rd June, 2017 0

AT LEAST 36 DIE IN BOTCHED PHILIPPINE CASINO ROBBERY


The gunman fled with more than 2 million in stolen casino chips before committing suicide in a hotel room, authorities said... READ MORE

2nd June, 2017 4294

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OILPATCH JOB LOSSES PUSHING MORE ALBERTANS TO TAKE THEIR OWN LIVES, EXPERTS BELIEVE


The suicide rate in Alberta has increased dramatically in the wake of mounting job losses across the province... READ MORE

7th December, 2015 13966

'13 REASONS WHY' SPARKS DEBATE ON TEEN SUICIDE


The risk of suicide contagion and copycat behavior is one of mental health experts' leading causes of concern tied to 13 Reasons Why... READ MORE

6th May, 2017 10794

THE WRITER WHO DREAMED OF A WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS


Zweig began to write The World of Yesterday after leaving Austria in 1934, anticipating the Nazification of his homeland... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 10510

DESMOND TUTU: I WANT RIGHT TO END MY LIFE THROUGH ASSISTED DYING


Terminally ill people 'should have right to choose a dignified assisted death', he writes in article published on his 85th birthday... READ MORE

8th October, 2016 10222

PRINCE WILLIAM: SUICIDE CALLOUT SHED LIGHT ON MEN'S MENTAL HEALTH


My first callout was to a male suicide and I was told there were five suicides or attempted suicides every day in East Anglia alone... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 8063

TERMINALLY ILL UK MAN LAUNCHES LEGAL CHALLENGE FOR RIGHT TO DIE


Noel Conway, who has motor neurone disease, says 1961 Suicide Act condemns him to an undignified and terrifying death... READ MORE

7th January, 2017 7447

TRANSGENDER WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN CELL AT DONCASTER PRISON


Jenny Swift was remanded into HMP Doncaster in South Yorkshire in November after being charged initially with attempted murder... READ MORE

5th January, 2017 3161

CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER SEEKS TO LEGALIZE PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE


OTTAWA -- The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday to legalize physician-assisted suicide for Canadians with serious medical conditions... READ MORE

15th April, 2016 3002

MORE AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS LOST TO SUICIDE THAN FIGHTING IN AFGHANISTAN WAR


The 'Afghanistan Lessons from Australia's Whole-of-Government Mission' was produced by the Australian Civil Military Centre... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 2447

ATTAWAPISKAT DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY AFTER 11 PEOPLE ATTEMPT SUICIDE IN A SINGLE NIGHT


On Saturday night alone, 11 people attempted to take their own lives, Chief Bruce Shisheesh said... READ MORE

11th April, 2016 2263

3MN SYRIAN CHILDREN KNOW NOTHING BUT WAR & ARE MENTALLY SCARRED FOR LIFE - REPORT


The stress of war has led to speech impediments, frequent bedwetting, self-harm, suicide attempts, and aggressive behavior among many children, according to the report... READ MORE

7th March, 2017 2055

PARALYSED DJ TAKES OWN LIFE IN SWISS CLINIC AGED 40


Fabiano Antoniani died at a euthanasia facility in Forch after reportedly triggering the lethal substance... READ MORE

6th March, 2017 1993

THIS BLACK CARER HAD HIS HANDS UP AND WAS TRYING TO CALM HIS AUTISTIC PATIENT. POLICE SHOT HIM ANYWAY


Mr Kinsey later said the patient's toy truck had been mistaken for a gun... READ MORE

21st July, 2016 1937

DEPRESSION IS LEADING CAUSE OF DISABILITY WORLDWIDE, SAYS WHO STUDY


And early identification and treatment of depression is a very effective means of decreasing death by suicide, Saxena said... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 1758

CHINA COURT CLEARS CONVICTED KILLER 21 YEARS AFTER HIS EXECUTION


China's top court overturned Nie Shubin's conviction Friday, in a landmark case that exposed deep flaws in China's criminal justice system... READ MORE

2nd December, 2016 1413

DOWNWARD SPIRAL: HOW ADDICTION DECIMATED A WYOMING FAMILY


In 2002, Danielle and Alex moved back to Rock Springs to be closer to their clan... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 1314

REFUGEE ON NAURU CONVICTED OF ATTEMPTED SUICIDE TO 'DETER' OTHERS


He was taken for medical treatment, but the following day Nemati was charged with attempted suicide under the country's criminal code... READ MORE

16th April, 2016 1197

ASYLUM SEEKING MAN FOUND HANGED AT PIRAEUS PORT


Man carrying asylum application papers found dead close to a passenger ferry terminal in Greece's biggest port... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 1104

DUTCH LAW WOULD ALLOW ASSISTED SUICIDE FOR HEALTHY OLDER PEOPLE


While state-assisted suicide is deeply polarizing in many countries, including the United States, the practice has gained wide acceptance in the Netherlands... READ MORE

15th October, 2016 1101


Today, on World Suicide Prevention Day, the focus is male suicide... READ MORE

10th September, 2016 1095

US SUICIDE RATE SURGES, PARTICULARLY AMONG WHITE PEOPLE


The report did not break down the suicides by education level or income, but previous studies found rising suicide rates among white people without university degrees... READ MORE

23rd April, 2016 1080

OBAMA SEEKS TO REASSURE TEARFUL WIDOW ABOUT TREATING PTSD


The military needs to get rid of the stigma associated with mental health and his administration is increasing funding toward mental health services, Obama said... READ MORE

29th September, 2016 1049

CANADA'S INDIGENOUS CALL FOR NATIONAL SUICIDE STRATEGY


OPINION Canada's innocence The Public Health Agency of Canada published a federal framework for suicide prevention in November 2016... READ MORE

19th January, 2017 1009

DEATH STRIKES FIRST NATIONS COMMUNITY, ONCE A LEADER IN SUICIDE PREVENTION


Wapekeka First Nation used to be a shining example amid Canada's suicide crisis, but residents link the dismantling of a key program to new deaths... READ MORE

20th January, 2017 970

U.S. MILITARY SUICIDES REMAIN HIGH FOR 7TH YEAR


The increase in suicide in the military was driven largely by the Army, where suicidesA roseA sharply from 45 in 2001 to 165 in 2012... READ MORE

2nd April, 2016 968

'I CRACKED': RENEWED CALLS TO REVIEW ASSISTED DEATH RULES AFTER MAN CHARGED WITH MURDERING WIFE


Prior to passing the federal legislation, Ottawa had a joint committee examine the issue of doctor-assisted death... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 933

WHY ARE INDIA'S HOUSEWIVES KILLING THEMSELVES?


Also, the researchers say that suicide rates among housewives are lowest in the most traditional states, where family sizes are big and extended families are common... READ MORE

12th April, 2016 881

SIX SUICIDE SURVIVORS EXPLAIN HOW THEY CAME OUT OF THE DARKNESS


Maytree is a sanctuary for the suicidal in north London in a non-medical setting... READ MORE

10th September, 2016 743

SAMARITANS URGES ACTION ON PRISON STAFFING AFTER SHARP RISE IN SUICIDES


Ruth Sutherland, chief executive of the Samaritans, said We are concerned about the impact of the problem of low staffing levels in prisons... READ MORE

19th September, 2016 692

HOW THE STATE OF THE ECONOMY IS LITERALLY KILLING PEOPLE


Suicide rates are soaring, according to federal data released last week... READ MORE

26th April, 2016 688


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