National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Suicide prevention and awareness event held at Capitol

If you are in crisis and want help, call the Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline anytime at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or text “MT” to 741 …

Montana

SDPD Closes Street in Gaslamp

San Diego police have closed off part of the Gaslamp because of a person threatening to jump from a building.Fourth Ave. between F and Broadway is …

San Diego

Why she killed herself: a film-maker's painful search for meaning in her sister's belongings

After her big sister took her own life Hope Litoff sought answers in her journals, art and old pill bottles – and made a brutally candid film, 32 Pills, of the process<p>When Hope Litoff’s sister Ruth, a talented photographer and artist, killed herself, her belongings were put in storage because there …

Suicide

Losing a child to suicide is devastating. Schools can help prevent these tragedies

At least 200 children take their own lives each year in the UK. Teachers are in a unique position to support vulnerable pupils, but more awareness is needed<p>Harry Biggs-Davison is a former headteacher and trustee of the charity Papyrus<p>The tragedy of losing a child is unimaginable. Losing a child to …

Education

Watch Prince William's Tearful Meeting with a Mom Whose Son Killed Himself: 'It’s So Personal'

You can watch The Duke share his motivation to tackle cyberbullying with Lucy and Chloe here ? pic.twitter.com/FFWwQMy1Tc<p>— Kensington Palace …

Parenting

Texas Democratic megadonor dies at 46

A major Texas Democratic megadonor who supported candidates such as former state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) and former Houston Mayor Bill White (D) has …

Eric Trump

Logic Tweets National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Statistics Since His '1-800' Release

Logic dubbed "1-800-273-8255" the "most important song I've ever wrote" in a tweet accompanied by official statistics from the National Suicide …

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In the months since Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington took his own life, the singer’s family, fans, and peers have mourned, in part, by …

Chester Bennington

Prince William says online anonymity is 'really, really dangerous' in deeply moving video

Prince William has unveiled a "national action plan" to tackle cyberbullying in a powerfully moving video. In the video, Prince William described …

Royal Family

Commuters urged to make small talk to help prevent railway suicides

Campaign launched by Samaritans and others says simple question can be enough to stop someone who might be at risk<p>Commuters and travellers have been urged to strike up conversations with vulnerable people near railway tracks as part of a campaign to prevent suicide.<p>Small Talk Saves Lives aims to …

Mental Health

Judith Light, Vanessa Williams and More Join RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Benefit for Suicide Awareness

Producers announced today that two-time Emmy and Tony Award-winner Judith Light, multiple Grammy, Tony and Emmy Award nominee Vanessa Williams, stage …

Entertainment

Demonstration held outside Perry High School following spike in student suicides

MASSILLON, Ohio-- At least a dozen people gathered outside Perry High School in Stark County to speak out following a recent wave of suicides.Three …

Cleveland

How Logic And His 30U30 Manager Boosted The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

On April 28, 2017—the day 30 Under 30 alum Logic released his song “1-800-273-8255,” named for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline—the organization received 4,573 calls, a 27% surge. It was the second-highest total in the organization’s history behind the day Robin Williams died; the only other …

Founder of online dating site Gaydar dies, aged 51

Henry Badenhorst who set up Gaydar in Twickenham in 1999 has died in his native South Africa<p>The founder of Gaydar, one of the world’s first gay online dating sites, has died aged 51.<p>Henry Badenhorst, who set up Gaydar with his then partner Gary Frisch from their house in Twickenham in 1999, died in …

South Africa

Face transplant recipient meets donor's family

Andy Sandness received a face transplant, and now he's meeting the donor's family for the first time. If you or someone you know is showing warning signs of suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK.

Medicine

Be There: How to help a veteran in need

November 11 marks Veterans Day, the national holiday to honor those who served in the armed forces with remembrances, flags, free meals and more.<p>But …

Veterans Day

What Being In Love Is Like When You Have Depression

Having depression is often like having this black cloud over you — <i>and only you.</i> It can follow you everywhere, insisting you isolate yourself rather …

Mental Health

Why Reddit finally banned one of its most misogynistic forums

<i>Warning: This article includes discussion on suicide. For more information about suicide prevention or to speak with someone confidentially, contact</i> …

Weird

How To Help Older Adults At Risk Of Suicide

In a new study, social work professors found health problems are a major driver of suicide among older adults.

Suicide

'I deserve more than to be thought of as crazy': a journey through mental illness

In this candid extract from her posthumous memoirs, Sophie Reilly describes the reality of living with multiple mental health issues<p><i>On 1 August 2016, Sophie, then</i> <i>aged 21,</i> <i>took her life. Her brother, Samuel, has edited a book,</i> Tigerish Waters: Selected Writings of Sophie Reilly, <i>of her prose, poetry</i> …

Mental Health

Jon Stewart Plays Drums on a New Benefit Single: Listen

Proceeds from “Catastrophes” by New Jersey’s No Wine For Kittens go to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Music

Jon Stewart plays drums on a New Jersey rock band’s new benefit single: Stream

In the long lineage of celebrities-turned-musicians, Eddie Murphy, Keanu Reeves, and Russell Crowe can now welcome long-time <i>The Daily Show</i> host Jon …

Keanu Reeves

More African American kids are dying by suicide. This Emmy-winning producer is trying to change that

Nikki Webber Allen, the founder of a non-profit that works to raise awareness of mental health issues (anxiety and depression in particular) among …

Award Shows

Young Dumb and Broke star Khalid on why his music matters

Singles including Location and Young, Dumb and Broke have become Generation Z anthems and top 40 hits worldwide as his soulful voice shines a light …

Australian News

23 Times The Internet Nailed What Having Anxiety Is ACTUALLY Like

"My grandfather fought in two wars and I just had to practice what I was gonna say to the lady at the drive-thru."<p><i>* You can learn more about starting therapy here, since pretty much everyone can benefit from talking to a professional.<br>* You can learn more about anxiety disorders here<br>* And if you</i> …

Serial Killer in Japan Stalked, Murdered Suicidal Women He Found Through Twitter

In a grisly tale, The <i>New York Times</i> reports Takahiro Shiraishi, 27, was arrested in Zama prefecture, Japan, 30 miles outside of Tokyo, after police …

Crime

‘I have lost hope’: the people with mental health problems who are being stripped of their benefits

Personal Independence Payments – the points-based system for disability claims – only works for people with physical disabilities, say campaigners. We meet some of those who feel they have slipped through the net<p>Kloey Clarke, 28, from Devizes in Wiltshire, has had severe anxiety and type II bipolar …

Mental Health

An algorithm could identify suicidal feelings based on brain scans

It's difficult to identify whether or not someone is feeling suicidal by asking. According to studies, roughly 80 percent of those who go through with the act denied feeling suicidal the last time they spoke to a mental health care expert. However, AI-related technology -- which is also being …

The Brain

Linkin Park Dedicates Their American Music Award To Chester Bennington

Fans, family, and bandmates were heartbroken after Linkin Park member Chester Bennington died by suicide over the summer. Bennington was 41 years old …

Celebrity News

Rap Icon Opens Up About Chris Cornell & Chester Bennington: ‘I Was Gonna Jump’

Run DMC’s Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels discussed Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington, along with his own mental health struggles, in a new WAAF interview. …

Chester Bennington