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21 min ago |

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

4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

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.


Darlington and Stockton Times

Girlfriend of drowned man killed herself, inquest finds

THE broken-hearted girlfriend of a man who drowned in Laos took her own life months later, an inquest heard.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

Last chance for creative borough residents to enter art competition

CREATIVE borough residents with an experience of mental health issues have just days left to enter a competition, which encourages them to express themselves through art.


Related Topix: Depression, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Surrey woman sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing friend in suicide pact

A Surrey woman who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of her best friend, who she stabbed 41 times, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.


Related Topix: Canada, Drugs

WIBA-AM Madison

Man pleads not guilty in wife's decades-old death

Pamela Reinwand was 19 when she died from a gunshot wound to the head in 1984. The death was ruled a suicide, but family members, as well as inmates housed with Joseph Reinwand, have since told authorities they'd heard him confess.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Violent Crime

Star Tribune

Family of Rutgers University student who committed suicide in 2010 receives gay pride award

The mother and brother of an 18-year-old Rutgers University student who committed suicide days after his roommate publicized details of his relationship with another man have received a gay pride award.


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Oregon DA: Sleeping man killed by drive-by gunfire

Authorities on the southern Oregon coast say a man apparently committed suicide after firing shots as he drove by a beach parking lot, hitting at least five vehicles and killing a man believed to have been asleep in one of them.


Related Topix: Coos County, OR

Redwood Times

David Letterman offers touching Robin Williams tribute

David Letterman paid tribute Monday to his friend of 38 years, Robin Williams, who committed suicide last week at his Tiburon home.


Related Topix: Comedy, Mork and Mindy, Entertainment, Television, Late Show With David Letterman, Comedy Movies, Jumanji, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Robin Williams, David Letterman

CBS Atlanta

Will Smith performs with DJ Jazzy Jeff in Vegas

Don Pardo, who was the voice of Saturday Night Live for nearly four decades, died in his sleep Monday at his home in Arizona, The Associated Press reports.


South Africa repatriates journalist's remains

The remains of Nat Nakasa were expected to arrive Tuesday in the coastal city of Durban, where he will be reburied, South Africa's arts and culture ministry said.


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