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Suicide

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Top Suicide Articles

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  • Time to shine a light on suicide, and banish the shame

    I was 19 when my cousin shot himself to death. He wasn't addicted or mentally ill. He was 20 years old, going nowhere and tired of feeling like a disappointment, to his family and himself. For years I carried a burden of guilt. I believed I could have...
  • Williams shows mental health no laughing matter: Editorial

    Williams shows mental health no laughing matter: Editorial
    With news Monday that Robin Williams, beset with depression, had taken his life, social media pulsed with condolences, appreciations and eulogies for the beloved "The World According to Garp" star. Straight away, the world according to Fox News anchor...
  • Robin Williams and a discussion on depression

    Robin Williams and a discussion on depression
    The circumstances that bring about a national conversation on mental health are almost never good. Most recently, the apparent suicide Tuesday of actor and comedian Robin Williams touched off a discussion among our readers on depression. In the past, mass...
  • Robin Williams: See him as reason to live

    Robin Williams: See him as reason to live
    Robin Williams' death is prompting a discussion about depression and suicide that's unusual and welcome for the culture. Fans are heartbroken about his loss and fondly remember his long, varied career. But because of his stature as a beloved performer...
  • Mort Sahl tells of time Robin Williams was his one fan

    MILL VALLEY Calif. (Reuters) - Robin Williams was the only person who came backstage to see him when satirist Mort Sahl gave a show 17 years ago, and the 87-year-old comic said it marked the start of a close friendship that ended with the comedian's...
  • Academy's Robin Williams Tweet Criticized by Suicide Prevention Group

    A tweet from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences about Robin Williams' death has proven popular, but not with one suicide-prevention group. The tweet, sent out Monday at 5:56 p.m., shows the genie from the 1992 "Aladdin" with the message,...
  • 11 dead in attacks on air force bases in Pakistan's Quetta

    QUETTA Pakistan (Reuters) - Eleven Taliban-linked militants were killed and 13 members of the Pakistani security forces wounded in attacks on two air force bases in the west Pakistan city of Quetta on Thursday, officials said. The attackers did not get...
  • Focus less on 'Why?' of Williams' death

    Focus less on 'Why?' of Williams' death
    Two of the best things I've ever read about suicide are poems. They contain no statistics, no quotes from experts, no discussion of antidepressants, none of the sound-bite analysis that has followed Robin Williams' death. They approach the topic in a...
  • Robin Williams' friends saw signs he was succumbing to depression

    Robin Williams' friends saw signs he was succumbing to depression
    The end was shockingly sudden: a belt hung on a door; an assistant's distraught call to 911. But the road that led to Robin Williams' apparent suicide at age 63 was a long one — and if you knew where to look, there were plenty of signposts...
  • Robin Williams: Five performances to remember

    Robin Williams: Five performances to remember
    It wasn't his first film to do so, but the 1989 drama "Dead Poets Society" reminded millions that Robin Williams was an actor as well as a comic maelstrom as well as a star. The man introduced to those same millions a decade earlier in "Mork & Mindy"...
  • Robin Williams' suicide focuses attention on Parkinson's, depression

    The death of Robin Williams has focused new attention on Parkinson's disease. Williams, who was found dead from an apparent suicide Monday, was suffering from the "early stages" of Parkinson's disease, his widow, Susan Schneider, said in a statement...
  • Robin Williams' suicide brings back pain of lost friend

    Robin Williams' suicide brings back pain of lost friend
    I don't have any heartwarming stories of Robin Williams to regale you with, as we mourn the death of a funnyman who shed tears of a clown behind dark shadows. I ran into Williams once, at a bathroom in a Las Vegas casino years ago, and purposely avoided...