Peyton James, a thirteen year old Texan boy, attempted suicide in his home on October 8. Peyton James’ mother found his lifeless body hanging in his bedroom. James is one more teenager to buckle under the extreme pressure we are sometimes forced to endure by our peers. Show More Summary
Trying to speak to someone who’s spoken about committing suicide might be among the most difficult situations to approach. Assuming mental clarity, there’s usually nothing we can say that will ease the mind of someone who’s depressed, lost in their deeply tragic emotions, that will bring them to...
It's so sad what money can make people do. G.R.L. singer Simone Battle tragically committed suicide a few months ago, and some speculated it was because of money. At the time, Simone only had a few thousand dollars in her bank account, but she had a lot more on the way. [ Related: G.R.L.'s Simone Lives On After [...]
G.R.L. singer Simone Battle had just a few thousand dollars to her name when she committed suicide... but her family claims there could be much more pouring in... from lucrative contracts she signed shortly before her death.Battle had just $6,000…
Post by Lisa Fogarty. After Robin Williams committed suicide, a lot of us fell in love with his 25-year-old daughter, Zelda Williams, whose honesty about her father's frail mental condition paved the way to creating more awareness for mental illness. Show More Summary
A despondent South Carolina mother said her 13-year-old son, Brandon, committed suicide because he was incessantly bullied at school.
You remember, that Ariel Pink song we were talking about yesterday — "Picture Me Gone" — the one where the father was singing about "going down to Mexico to die." and I connected it to that Reddit tale about a guy who supposedly went...Show More Summary
My mum once told me that she thinks there are two types of people in the world; those that inspire you and those that drain you, so always pick wisely. You’d have thought this would have drained me, but it didn’t. He inspired me.
Last month there were two teenagers who committed suicide on the same day in a town near where I live in an Austin, Texas suburb. The two incidents were completely unrelated -- just pure coincidence. One boy was an 8th grader and the other boy was an 11th grader. Show More Summary
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The late Junior Seau, whose family filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NFL after the former San Diego Chargers linebacker committed suicide in 2012, is among 26 modern-era semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Seau’s family alleges that the NFL ignored and concealed evidence of the risks associated with traumatic brain injuries. Family […]
The FBI sent a letter authorized by director J. Edgar Hoover to civil rights leader Martin Luther King telling him to kill himself or sordid details about his private life would be revealed. The letter, which included an audiotape from FBI wiretaps of King, has never been revealed in full until its recent discovery by a researcher. Show More Summary
A devastated, “bubbly” British woman stepped in front of a train over the weekend, killing herself in the same manner as her “soulmate” who committed suicide exactly two months before.
The world was left shocked and saddened when Robin Williams committed suicide. While most saw the death as unexpected, it looks like the legendary comedian had a plan in place. In his will, which was filed at the beginning of January 2011, he left his three children, Zak, 31, Zelda, 25, and Cody, 22, well cared for. [ [...]
L'Wren Scotts family have brought into question rocker Mick Jagger's commitment to his girlfriend of 13 years. Scott, 49, a costume designer and model, tragically committed suicide back in March after suffering from mental health issues. Show More Summary
An anonymous letter sent to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by FBI agents in 1964 urged the civil rights leader to commit suicide. A newly published and unedited version of the letter shows that Dr. Martin Luther King was also referred to as “an evil, abnormal beast” in addition to other offensive names. Show More Summary
A letter from the Federal Bureau of Investigation encouraging Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to commit suicide has been made public decades after it was originally sent to the civil rights icon. The Georgia Voice asks Atlanta Police's new LGBT officer five questions.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Girls are becoming pregnant from rape and finding themselves with few options in a country with some of the most restrictive laws in the world. The post El Salvador’s Total Abortion Ban Is Driving Pregnant Teens To Commit Suicide appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The hallucination-causing disease may have contributed to his decision to commit suicide
Robin Williams had a difficult to diagnose condition known as Lewy Body Dementia which may have contributed to his decision to commit suicide last August, according to autopsy report documents. People with the condition have dementia and sometimes appear confused and exhibit unusual behavior, said Angela Taylor of the Lewy Body Dementia Association. Show More Summary