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Suicide

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Top Suicide Articles

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  • Everything is fixable, except the senseless death of a child

    In the whirlwind of life, I get consumed by the day-to-day activities and the event of the moment. On any given day my family has something going on that is above and beyond the normal. I know so many families who are in the same boat. I saw a television...
  • Teen's suicide raises long-standing concerns about cyber-bullying

    Teen's suicide raises long-standing concerns about cyber-bullying
    The Easter Sunday suicide of a Glenelg High School teen has raised long-standing concerns about cyber-bullying, as parents and teachers call on Howard County schools to do more to boost awareness and prevention. Chaun Hightower, president of the Howard...
  • Schools, parents try to keep pace with cyber-bullying tactics

    Schools, parents try to keep pace with cyber-bullying tactics
    Katie Anger, a bright-eyed redhead from West Friendship, opened the door for cyber-bullying as a middle-schooler, when she installed the "Honesty Box" app on her Facebook page. Some teens used the now-defunct Facebook feature to criticize her...
  • Howard County Schools Host Cyberbullying Presentations

    Cyberbullying became a problem for tech-savvy students well before adults — particularly parents and teachers — knew much about it. For the past decade, that's where Sameer Hinduja has come in. Hinduja is the co-director of the...
  • Howard County PTA holds anti-bullying forum

    Howard County PTA holds anti-bullying forum
    More than 100 parents and students gathered at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia on Thursday night to learn about how to prevent of cyberbullying and hear details of the Howard County public schools' anti-bullying policy. Thursday's forum was in the...
  • 9/11 defendants refuse to participate in arraignment

    Before self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was brought into court Saturday, Carole Reuben of Potomac said his arraignment would mark "the beginning of the end of the process." Her son, Todd Hayes Reuben, was a passenger on American...
  • Ravens' Ray Rice hosts anti-bullying forum in Howard County

    Ravens' Ray Rice hosts anti-bullying forum in Howard County
    A ray of hope, and a touch of grace. That's the mantra that the family of Howard County teen Grace McComas hopes will prevail in confronting incidents of bullying. Addressing a group of parents and school leaders Saturday, they said the emerging epidemic...
  • Suspect in Ellicott City church shootings had food pantry visits restricted

    Suspect in Ellicott City church shootings had food pantry visits restricted
    The man who police say shot and critically wounded a co-rector and killed another worker at an Ellicott City church last week was angry about being told to limit his visits to the food pantry, church leaders said in a statement on Saturday. The shootings...
  • Dulaney graduate's mother will accept his college diploma from Temple

    Dulaney graduate's mother will accept his college diploma from Temple
    Regina Friend will don her son's ceremonial cap Thursday morning and take footsteps that were supposed to be his. The mere idea of those steps gives her chills, but she will take them. Her only child worked 41/2 years to earn a diploma from Temple...
  • Football: America's dangerous game

    Football: America's dangerous game
    We may never know exactly why Junior Seau died, of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, at his home in San Diego on May 2. Suicide is commonly the result of depression, and perhaps Mr. Seau had a mood disorder that had nothing to do...
  • Al-Qaida meets Victoria's Secret

    Al-Qaida meets Victoria's Secret
    Those sultans of style at al-Qaidahave released their line of lingerie for spring, and it's a blast. Tucked away in their secret atelier in Yemen, the fanatics of fashion have come up with an updated version of the exploding underwear that caused such a...
  • Rebuilding a life after a loved one's suicide

    Thank you for publishing the courageous story of Regina Friend and her pride in the achievements of her son before he committed suicide last year ("Mother 'closing loop' for her son after his suicide," May 10). Ms Friend's story was a particular gift...