Posts tagged "suicide"

Cathriona White’s Family & Loved Ones, Including Jim Carrey, Speak Out Following Her Tragic Suicide

“She was a truly kind and delicate Irish flower, too sensitive for this soil, to whom loving and being loved was all that sparkled.”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 30, 2015 - 11:30 am

Mother Sues Amazon And UPenn Over Daughter’s Suicide

Sujata Singh has filed a lawsuit against Amazon and the University of Pennsylvania, two years after the suicide of her 20-year-old daughter, Arya Singh.
Sujata Singh is suing Amazon for…

Katrin Higher | September 5, 2015 - 11:00 am

Texas Authorities Are Seriously Trying To Imply Marijuana May Have Contributed To Sandra Bland’s Alleged “Suicide”

Let me just start this post off by saying FUCK YOU to CNN and MSNBC, two news networks that chose to cut away from today’s press conference on the pathological…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 23, 2015 - 5:05 pm

Goldman Sachs Interns No Longer Allowed To Work Past Midnight

Since 2013, multiple investment banking interns have died from overwork and suicide. Will Goldman Sachs’s new policy help?

Jenn Frank | June 19, 2015 - 11:00 am

Yikes, “Wolf Of Wall Street” Banker Dude Dies From Cocaine Fueled Jump Off His Building

The 1980s have never left NYC when it comes to the party stylings of rich Wall Street I-banker dude bros.
On Friday, 29-year-old investment banker Thomas Hughes is believed to…

Katrin Higher | May 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Gay Teen Says Grindr Pastor Told Him To Kill Himself

This guy isn’t just a hypocrite, he is straight up evil.

Robyn Pennacchia | May 21, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Facebook Has Serious New Suicide Prevention Tools

Yesterday, Facebook announced new measures to help users who might be at risk for self-harm. It’s become too common that we hear stories about Facebook users who speak to their…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

Jane Byrne, Chicago’s First And Only Female Mayor, Has Died

Chicago’s first and only female mayor, Jane Byrne, has passed away. [Sun-Times]
#YouKnowHerName is trending over the media gag order on saying rape and suicide victim Rehtaeh Parson’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 14, 2014 - 5:00 pm

The Samaritans Radar App Tracks People With Emotional Disorders On Twitter (And Possibly Puts Them At Risk)

There’s a new app out called Samaritans Radar, offered by UK mental health charity Samaritans, that allows users to sign up to have their friends’ Twitter accounts monitored for words…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 29, 2014 - 3:30 pm

A Look At War Machine’s Suicide Note And The Mental Health Of Abusers

War Machine, or Jonathon Koppenhaver — the MMA fighter who beat his ex-girlfriend/model/porn star Christy Mack within inches of her life in August this year — tried to commit suicide…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 21, 2014 - 1:00 pm

5 Things I’ve Learned About Suicide Since My Dad Took His Own Life

Ever since I heard about Robin Williams’ devastating suicide, I’ve been thinking about this post and how I was going to write it. I’ve thought about it as I was drifting…

Melissa Blake | September 14, 2014 - 1:00 pm

So Someone You Love Is Suicidal

“‘Man goes to doctor. Says he’s depressed. Says life is harsh and cruel. Says he feels all alone in a threatening world. Doctor says, “Treatment is simple. The great clown…

Kitty Stryker | September 1, 2014 - 11:00 am

The Soapbox: Calling Suicide Selfish Is Selfish

Selfish (adj.): Lacking concern for others; concerned chiefly with one’s own personal profit or pleasure.
Death is not profitable or pleasurable. It’s just nothing. It’s just not suffering. It…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 21, 2014 - 12:00 pm

An Open Letter To Zelda Williams: You Are A Survivor — And So Am I

Deleting your Twitter is the best thing you could’ve done, but I hope this letter still finds you.
Dear Zelda,
When I heard the news, I thought of you. I realize… | August 20, 2014 - 11:15 am

Depression, Suicide & What I Do When I Need To Get Through The Day

I have struggled with depression and suicidal ideation for years. My darkest period was as recent as 2013. In fact, there was a day last September when I let my…

Carrie Nelson | August 12, 2014 - 3:23 pm

Breaking News: Actor Robin Williams Dead In Apparent Suicide

Absolutley heartbreaking news to report this evening: actor Robin Williams, 63, was found dead this morning at his home in Marin County, California. The reported cause of death is axphyxia,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 11, 2014 - 7:19 pm

When A Woman Commits Suicide, Why Is Our First Instinct To Assume Something Went Wrong With Her Relationship?

I hope that whoever is charged with fashion designer L’Wren Scott’s burial packs that dirt on deep. Because in the days since her tragic suicide at the age of 49,…

Jessica Wakeman | March 19, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Mick Jagger Releases Statement About His Girlfriend L’Wren Scott’s Death

I am still struggling to understand how my lover and best friend could end her life in this tragic way. We spent many wonderful years together and had made a…

Jessica Wakeman | March 18, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Designer L’Wren Scott Found Dead Of Apparent Suicide

Fashion designer L’Wren Scott, known for her gorgeous red carpet dresses, was found dead today in her New York City apartment, hanged in an apparent suicide. The 47-year-old designer was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 17, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Daisy Coleman, Teen Rape Victim In Missouri, Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt

Daisy Coleman, the Maryville, Missouri, teenager whose rape by a politically well-connected classmate attracted nationwide attention, tried to commit suicide this week.

Daisy was raped in 2012 at…

Jessica Wakeman | January 7, 2014 - 11:40 am
1 2 3