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1 hr ago | Denver Post

Suicide and the stigma against mental illness

Zelda Williams, left, with her father Robin Williams at the premiere of "Old Dogs," in Los Angeles in 2009.


Related Topix: Old Dogs, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Colorado, Colorado Government, us Travel, Travel, Depression, Health, Opinion

5 hrs ago | DNA India

Uttar Pradesh: Woman commits suicide after husband, in-laws get convicted in dowry case

A woman allegedly committed suicide after her husband and in-laws were sentenced to life imprisonment in a dowry death case by a local court here.


9 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

MInister column: Is suicide an unforgivable sin?

Last week's death of the comedian Robin Williams led me to revisit in my mind the sadness of suicide.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Star Tribune

Police: Pink Martini band member Rieth found dead in Portland; death ruled a suicide

A police spokesman said Friday that the Oregon State medical examiner's office has determined that 43-year-old Derek Rieth died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.


Related Topix: Oregon, Music, Entertainment

Inside Bay Area

Oakland police: Nephew killed himself after aunt died in staged robbery

Oakland police investigate the scene of a suspicious fire where a burned body was discovered at a home on the 1800 block of 34th Avenue in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, March.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Robin Williams' Suicide: Could Electroconvulsive Therapy Have...

Last week, media outlets collectively tip-toed around Robin Williams ' suicide .


New York Daily News

Henry Rollins slams Robin Williams for committing suicide

Hardcore rocker and spoken word artist doesn't mince his words when it comes to Williams' Aug. 11 suicide, suggesting that the 40,000 people who commit suicide each year in this country 'are 40,000 people who blew it.'


Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Punk, Black Flag, Family, Kids, Entertainment

Salisbury Journal

Pro Green: I suffer with depression

The Read All About It rapper said he goes through phases of being down and also struggles with obsessive compulsive disorder and anxiety, and explained that it can be tough because some assume that life is perfect for people in his position.


Related Topix: Depression


Online Extortion Ring Busted in Philippines

Philippine police have arrested eight suspected members of an online syndicate accused of blackmailing more than 1,000 Hong Kong and Singapore residents after luring them into exposing themselves in front of webcam, an official said Friday.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Holly Bowerman Calls for Public Understanding as Suicide Rates Are Higher Among Boomer Men

Salt Lake City , United States / ACCESSWIRE / August 22nd, 2014 / Holly Bowerman, Registered Nurse and grief recovery expert, recently published an article on her blog,, discussing the public's need for more in depth education surrounding the misunderstanding and tragedy of suicide.


Related Topix: Rutgers University

Christian Science Monitor

US gun culture, high suicide rate among China's elderly, remembering...

Casey Nordyke, 19, walks past the Club America sign in Westcliffe, Colo. before joining about 250 gun rights advocates in an open carry demonstration during the Independence Day parade in Westcliffe, Colo.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Nathan Deal, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, World News, US Governors, Asia, Georgia

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Woman's shooting death hasn't been ruled a suicide

Wake County sheriff's investigators are taking a second look at a fatal shooting initially thought to be a suicide.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Wake County, NC

Dead at noon: Vancouver Sun readers respond to Gillian Bennett's suicide

On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress from her home on Bowen Island to one of her favourite spots on the grass, facing a craggy rock cliff, the place she had chosen to die.


Related Topix: Canada, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Eau Claire health department issues reminder of suicide warning signs

August 12, 2014- The death of Robin Williams is a sobering reminder of the many Americans suffering from Mental Illness.


Related Topix: Eau Claire, WI, Eau Claire County, WI


What is brave about suicide?

Of course it's wrong to commit suicide. It's nihilistic and destructive and damaging to individuals - most obviously to the suicide but also to the friends, family and community that his self-obliteration is fundamentally a blast against.


The Independent

Robin Williams ashes scattered over the San Francisco Bay a day after his suicide

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Jack, Celebrities, Robin Williams, California, California Government

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Tibet group says 3 more dead after police shooting

Three more Tibetan protesters shot and detained by Chinese authorities died in jail after being denied medical treatment, bringing the death toll from recent violence to five, according to overseas Tibetan rights groups and a U.S.-backed broadcaster.


Related Topix: World News

Southland Times

Suicide rate 'horrific'

A significant rise in the number of suicides in the MidCentral district indicates the region has a "real mental health problem", a community worker says.

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The New Zealand Herald

Youth suicide rate falls by a quarter, but elderly rate rises

New Zealand's youth suicide rate has dropped by a quarter - but suicides among the elderly are rising as old people are increasingly isolated from their families.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Houston Press

HPD Confirms Identity, Investigation Into Officer Who Committed Suicide

The Houston Police Department has identified the officer who shot and killed himself on Tuesday as Senior Police Officer Rudolph Farias, a 21 year veteran of the force.