Molly Russell’s cause of death ruled a suicide resulting from social media

A London coroner has ruled a 14-year-old girl’s 2017 death a suicide resulting from harmful social media posts. The ruling came Friday at the conclusion of an inquest — or a judicial inquiry — into Molly Russell’s death five years ago, according to The Molly Rose Foundation (MRF) established in the 14-year-old’s memory to prevent suicide … Read more

Evening Update: Putin signs documents to illegally annex four Ukrainian regions, in drastic escalation of Russia’s war

Good evening, let’s start with today’s top stories: Russian President Vladimir Putin proclaimed Friday that four regions in Ukraine will become part of Russia, an illegal land grab that dramatically escalates Russia’s war in Ukraine. “I want everyone to remember that people who live in Donetsk and Luhansk and Kherson and Zaporizhzhia, now they become … Read more

Joe Tracini on why decided to share the worst thing he’s ever done

“I said the worst thing I’ve ever done in the book, because we’ve all got one, and anybody like me is probably getting killed by it now.” Joe Tracini is an actor, comedian and champion magician. He’s also frequently suicidal. Joe suffers from borderline personality disorder, or BPD, and since speaking publicly about it, he’s … Read more

Stangler: How to help spot signs of suicide

By Don Stangler, UnitedHealthcare chief medical officer September is National Suicide Prevention Month, which offers a good time to raise awareness to help reduce the stigma around mental health issues. This could be an important step to lowering suicide rates over the coming years. Suicide is on the rise nationally. According to the most recent … Read more

Campus resources and ways to help

Ohio State offers a wide variety of suicide prevention resources. Credit: Katherine Simon | Lantern Reporter No one is alone, and Ohio State provides many resources as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month is underway for the prevention and treatment of suicidal thoughts.  Laura Lewis, assistant director of Ohio State’s Suicide Prevention Program, said Suicide Prevention Awareness … Read more

Lawsuit that may have played role in Bed Bath & Beyond exec’s suicide hits snags

An explosive shareholder lawsuit that may have played a role in the shocking suicide of Bed Bath & Beyond’s former financial chief Gustavo Arnal has recently run into trouble of its own. The $1.2 billion suit — which accuses the home-furnishings retailer, its late CFO, JPMorgan and a big investor of orchestrating a “pump and … Read more

Signs parents should be aware of if their child is struggling

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. 11 News spoke with the Children’s Hospital Colorado about signs parents should be aware of it their child is struggling with their mental health. “I don’t think there’s a time where it’s too early to start talking about even big feelings, starting to lay … Read more

5 signs of suicidal behaviour that shouldn’t be ignored, tips to help people | Health

According to an NCRB report, India reported 1.16 lakh death due to suicide in 2021, making it the highest count to date and the statistics found that students, youths and small entrepreneurs accounted for the maximum fatalities in this survey. Some of the precipitating causes that can trigger suicidal thoughts in an individual can vary … Read more

Is depression the only reason why people resort to committing or contemplating suicide?

Not all suicides can be attributed to mental illness and according to data, just four out of 10 deaths are due to depression. Rest can be due to various other reasons New Delhi: Everyone feels let down sometimes, but for people suffering from depression, it’s a different world altogether. There have been various studies to … Read more

What is kurki, and why is it a big issue in Punjab?

A 65-year-old farmer, Balwinder Singh, died by suicide outside the office of the Muktsar DC on August 29. He had been sitting on a dharna outside the administrative complex against kurki orders for his land based on a court case filed against him by the local moneylender for defaulting on loan payment. What is kurki, … Read more