Posts tagged "suicide"

Fighting A War Against An Invisible Enemy, Soldiers Battle PTSD

Desperation, depression — and an overwhelming feeling of desertion — are the dangerous components that have contributed to the rising tide of suicide and mental health problems in the military.

Julie Gerstein | August 24, 2012 - 9:00 am

Doctors Must Inform Women Of Nonexistent Abortion-Suicide Link, Court Rules

Doctors in South Dakota must inform women of a nonexistent link between having an abortion and a risk of suicide, a federal appeals court has ruled. The ruling pertains…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Bob Welch Dead In Heart Wrenching Suicide

Sad news out of Nashville today: Bob Welch, former guitarist for Fleetwood Mac, was found dead today of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 65. 

Welch, who was…

The Stir | June 8, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Model Commits Suicide After Internet Trolls Attack

Bullying: it’s not just for kids. Claudia Boerner, 32, British model from a competitive cooking TV show, committed suicide recently, apparently because she being viciously attacked by Internet trolls. Trolls trashed…

Jessica Wakeman | April 9, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Yep, Courtney Love Is Definitely Mad At Kurt Cobain

“Mad? Ya think?! If he came back right now I’d have to kill him, for what he did to us. I’d f**king kill him. I’d f**k him, and then I’d…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 6, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Evening Quickies: Bravo To Air Russell Armstrong Suicide Prevention Special

Bravo is planning to air a Russell Armstrong suicide prevention special including cast members of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” although notably not his estranged wife Taylor Armstrong. Do…

Jessica Wakeman | August 30, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Danielle Staub Says Reality TV Made Her Suicidal

Disclaimer: You may want to flog me for what I’m about to say, but I must say it. As a person who has suffered a serious bout of depression, I…

Ami Angelowicz | August 18, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Evening Quickies: Taylor Armstrong Reacts To Estranged Husband’s Suicide

“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”‘s Taylor Armstrong released a statement about her estranged husband Russell Armstrong’s apparent suicide yesterday: “Taylor Armstrong is devastated by the tragic events that…

Jessica Wakeman | August 16, 2011 - 7:00 pm

“Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills” Husband, Russell Armstrong, Commits Suicide

Russell Armstrong, the estranged husband of Taylor Armstrong of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” was found dead Monday afternoon, the victim of an apparent suicide. Russell was found hanging…

Julie Gerstein | August 16, 2011 - 12:20 pm

8 Things You Should Know About Blake Fielder-Civil, Amy Winehouse’s Ex-Husband

When we heard the very sad news that Amy Winehouse had been found dead in her apartment on Saturday, we were a little curious how Blake Fielder-Civil—Winehouse’s ex-husband who she…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt

Jonathan Rhys Meyers of “The Tudors” was reportedly hospitalized this week after trying to commit suicide by overdosing on pills, People and The Sun are reporting. The 33-year-old actor, who’s…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2011 - 2:20 pm

“Teen Mom”‘s Amber Portwood Attempted Suicide

“Teen Mom” was always real … but it just got real. Emergency personnel responded to Amber Portwood’s house in Anderson, Indiana, on Tuesday morning after a call from Gary Shirley’s…

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2011 - 11:40 am

Girl Talk: And I Thought My Addictions Were Strange…

Thanks to the new TV show, “My Strange Addiction,” I have nothing to feel ashamed about. The TLC series, which offers rubbernecking shock value, made my own struggles with addiction…

Dorri Olds | February 7, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Oprah Talks About Getting Pregnant At 14, Drinking Detergent As A Cry For Help

“Me getting pregnant was a result of bad choices, not having boundaries, sexual abuse from the time I was 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. … My mother said, ‘You can’t…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | January 19, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Today In Terribleness: 14-Year-Old Girl Commits Suicide When ID’d After Statutory Rape

A week ago today, 14-year-old Samantha Kelly of Huron Township, Michigan, came home from school and hung herself. Why would a young girl take her own life? Over the past…

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2010 - 5:19 pm

Tim Gunn Admits He Attempted Suicide

Tim Gunn admits he once attempted suicide in a PSA for the Trevor Project—a hotline for LGBT and questioning youth. “As a 17-year-old youth who was in quite…

Ami Angelowicz | October 6, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Nicki Minaj Tells Her Gay Fans To Be “Fighters”

OK, maybe Nicki Minaj is not the world’s most eloquent speaker. But you don’t have to be Barack Obama to get the point across that suicide is never…

Jessica Wakeman | October 4, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Another Gay Teen Commits Suicide After Being Outed

This past week, Tyler Clementi, an 18-year-old college student at Rutgers University, jumped to his death after finding out that his roommate, Dharun Ravi, secretly broadcast Clementi having gay sex…

Julie Gerstein | October 1, 2010 - 4:10 pm

A Real-Life Kitchen Nightmare

Joseph Cerniglia, a 39-year-old chef and restaurant owner, was found floating in the Hudson River on Friday after he took his life by jumping off the George Washington…

Ami Angelowicz | September 28, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Study: Acne Sufferers Have More Suicidal Thoughts

Being a teen is hard — but being a teen with really bad acne is positively suicidal, at least according to a new Norwegian study. Teens with bad skin are…

Julie Gerstein | September 17, 2010 - 1:10 pm