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1 hr ago | ABC News

Government urged to curb young Aboriginal suicide rates through education

Emeritus Professor Judy Atkinson from the Wambool Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Team held workshops this month, tackling the issue of suicide in young Indigenous people in Dubbo. "Everywhere I turn at the moment, whether it's in Dubbo or if it's in other parts of western NSW and other parts of Australia" she said.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Anna Smith committed suicide

Anna Smith 's body was reportedly found in a wooded area over the weekend, but the cause of death wasn't covered until Sunday. This report reveals that the ASU coed was found hanging from a tree in what is being called an apparent suicide .

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10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Martinez: March death of Alamo man in county jail deemed suicide

A jury has ruled that a 24-year-old Alamo man who died while in custody at the county jail in Martinez last March committed suicide, according to county sheriff's officials. The Contra Costa County coroner's inquest jury found that David Bremer died on March 20 from "asphyxia due to aspiration of food," according to a statement from the sheriff's office.

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Related Topix: Contra Costa County, CA, Walnut Creek, CA

14 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Lawsuit in Del. Inmate's Suicide Moves Forward

A Delaware family's lawsuit is moving forward against two state Department of Corrections officials in an inmate's suicide. The lawsuit was filed against former Delaware Department of Correction Commissioner Stan Taylor and former warden Raphael Williams.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government, Delaware, Howard R Young Correctional Institution, State Prisons, Prison, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals

18 hrs ago | SFGate

Coroner: bitcoin exchange CEO committed suicide

A Singapore Coroner's Court has found that the American CEO of a virtual currency exchange committed suicide earlier this year in Singapore because of work and personal issues. The death on Feb. 26 death of 28-year-old Autumn Radtke triggered media interest because it occurred not long after the high-profile collapse of the Mt.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

20 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Sullivan walk helps boost suicide awareness

It could be your father, your sister, your cousin, your classmate. Someone you know - someone you love - could be at risk for suicide.

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Related Topix: Kauneonga Lake, NY

Sun Sep 14, 2014

KCRG

Loved ones walk to remember those who committed suicide

The fifth annual 'Out of the Darkness' suicide walk was held at the Terry Trueblood Recreation Center. Over 200 people gathered to remember loved ones that have died from suicide.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

CBS Local

Study: Sunny Days May Boost Suicide Rate

Researchers in Austria found that the number of suicides increased with the hours of daily sunshine for the day of the suicide as well as for prior sunny days, according the Live Science. "Sunshine on the day of suicide and up to 10 days prior to suicide seems to facilitate suicide," researchers wrote in the study report.

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Pacific Daily News

Prevent: Raise awareness about suicide in Guam; don't let it be taboo subject

Suicide: In this April 28, 2011, file photo, Speaker Judith Won Pat, center, along with Sens. Aline Yamashita, left, and Dennis Rodriguez Jr., view statistics of suicide deaths during a round-table discussion on suicide prevention at the Guam Legislature. Pacific Daily News file photo Out of the Darkness Our Community Walks at 5:30 a.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: University of Guam, Opinion

Scotsman.com

Malaysian Airlines Flight pilot "committed suicide"

THE pilot of missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 deliberately killed himself and his passengers by turning off the oxygen supply, an air accident investigator will tell experts. Airline boss Ewan Wilson also believes there have been five other suicide tragedies involving commercial jetliners - which aren't linked to terrorism - in the last 30 years.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Minot Daily News

Suicide awareness walk

Hundreds of people took part in the Minot Out of Darkness Community Walk on Saturday to bring awareness to the problem of suicide. This was the fifth year the event was held at Minot's Roosevelt Park, according to co-chairs Vicki Michels and Jessica Guillory.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Minot Air Force Base, Minot, ND, Mountain, ND

Tyler Morning Telegraph

VIDEO: Family faces tragedy of losing son to suicide

DOUG MCSWANE, FATHER, looks at a photo of his son, Patrick, who was schizophrenic and committed suicide. EDITOR'S NOTE: These are the first articles in a series on the role of the church in addressing mental illness.

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Related Topix: Schizophrenia, Medicine, Health

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Newkerala.com

Rebuked for using mobile phones, two girls commit suicide

Two teenaged girls committed suicide after their hostel superintendent and parents rebuked them for using mobile phones, police said here Saturday. Three class 10 girls of the Takarjala higher secondary school in Western Tripura were reprimanded for secretly using mobile phones which is against the hostel norms, police said.

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SFGate

Here's How Joan Rivers Pulled Herself Out Of A $37 Million Debt

In 1987, Joan Rivers' manager and husband of 22 years, Edgar Rosenberg, committed suicide after Fox fired them both following drama on "The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers." Yeah, it's true.

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Related Topix: Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Entertainment, Television, Fashion Police

Malaysian National News Agency

Ethan Hawke Knew Robin Williams Was In Pain

Ethan Hawke has admitted he knew the late actor Robin Williams was in pain and praised his co-star and friend's "sensitive heart". Sept 13 -- Ethan Hawke knew Robin Williams was in pain.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Dead Poets Society, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Depression, Health

KTVU Oakland

March death of Alamo man in county jail deemed suicide

A jury has ruled that a 24-year-old Alamo man who died while in custody at the county jail in Martinez last March committed suicide, according to county sheriff's officials. The Contra Costa County coroner's inquest jury found that David Bremer died on March 20 from "asphyxia due to aspiration of food," according to a statement from the sheriff's office.

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Related Topix: Alamo, CA, Martinez, CA, Contra Costa County, CA, Walnut Creek, CA

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Mother of boy who committed suicide hopes his story can save lives

Those were Blake's final words from a video he made moments before taking his life. Blake was 18-years-old.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force

Times Herald-Record

Son gets 5 to 15 years for killing his Bloomingburg mother; he says it was assisted suicide

Andrew Moore broke down in tears Thursday in Sullivan County Court as he pleaded guilty to fatally strangling his mother as part of an assisted suicide pact. Moore will face a maximum sentence of five to 15 years behind bars in the plea bargain agreement.

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Related Topix: Bloomingburg, NY, Sullivan County, NY

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WESH-TV

Vigil held for student who committed suicide at middle school

The 14-year-old boy who killed himself inside a Seminole County school Wednesday night did so because of bullying, according to the family's lawyer. POLICE CAPTURED A MAN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING A TEN-YEAR-OLD BOY.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Widow raises veteran suicide awareness after husband kills self in front of her

Nearly one in five suicides nationwide is a veteran, according to a recent study conducted by The Center for Public Integrity. "He held a gun up to his head and then he shot himself," she recalled.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Depression, Health

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