September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. Dr. Jenny Dwyer, a psychiatrist with the Yale Child Study Center, explains what kind of conversation parents should be having with their children.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military suicides surged this year to a record high among active duty troops, continuing a deadly trend that Pentagon officials say is frustrating and they are struggling to counter. The Army, Navy and Marine Corps all saw the rate of suicides go up as well as the overall numbers, with only the […]
This week is national suicide prevention week.
The surprise deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain in June, both by apparent suicide, put the national spotlight on suicide, one of the 10 leading causes of death in the United States.
NEW YORK (AP) — Suicide is such a constant concern at federal jails that guards have ready access to “the stick,” a wooden pole with a sharpened blade at the end that’s used to cut down inmates if they try to hang themselves with bedsheets. That’s believed to be exactly how Jeffrey Epstein took his […]
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The Latest on the suicide attacks in Tunisia (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The Tunisian Interior ministry says one police officer has died from his injuries after a suicide bomber targeted a police patrol in a busy commercial street in central Tunis. That attack took place near simultaneously Thursday with another […]
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Leaders from three of the world’s major religions have joined forces against assisted suicide and euthanasia, in a declaration issued at the Vatican. The declaration, backed by leaders of Christianity, Islam and Judaism, states that no health care provider should be “coerced or pressured” into providing assisted suicide or any form […]
A developing story in Western Connecticut; state police are investigating a murder-suicide in New Fairfield.
(WTNH)–Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein,66, died of an apparent suicide in a Manhattan jail Saturday morning. Sources tell ABC News Epstein hanged himself in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center. The Federal Bureau of Prisons released a statement saying Epstein was found unresponsive in his cell around 6:30 a.m. He was later transported to the hospital […]
Police just over our Northern Border in Massachusetts are putting together the pieces of what they say is a gruesome murder suicide.