Gun Rental

At The Shooting Range, No Background Check Required [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:30

While background checks might stop the wrong people from buying guns, there's nothing preventing anyone from renting one at a shooting range.


More Support Needed For Children Who Lose Parents

By | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 14:00

Mortality rates among children who lose their parents are much higher than those who don't. Researchers say those kids need more support.


Did ‘Repetitive Head Trauma’ Cause NFL Linebacker Jovan Belcher's Suicide? [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 01/02/2014 - 13:37

Jovan Belcher's mother has filed a wrongful-death suit alleging that the Kansas City Chiefs did not provide adequate medical care to her son, who experienced "repetitive head trama" during his NFL career.


New ‘Suicidality’ Test Predicts Antidepressant-Induced Suicide Risk In Patients

By | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 17:29

Scientists will be able to identify a person's suicide risk with a new genetic test.


Military Deployment Linked To Depression In Teens

By | Sat, 11/30/2013 - 15:31

Teenagers who have a family member deployed in military combat are more likely to experience depression and suicidal thoughts.


Sen. Creigh Deeds Vows To Improve Mental Health Services After Son’s Suicide

By | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 11:34

Sen. Creigh Deed's son, Austin, was denied admittance into a psychiatric facility the day before fatally shooting himself in the head.


Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix Linked To Over 500 Suicides

By | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 17:50

The anti-smoking drug Chantix has been implicated in 544 suicides and 1,869 attempted suicides, according to a review of FDA documents.


Chatrooms Can Help People Deal With Social Isolation, But Also Encourage Self-Harm

By | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 12:26

Chatroom use among vulnerable young people could be causing more harm than good.

Childish Gambino

Donald Glover's Instagram Posts Can Help You Recognize Depression And Suicide Warning Signs

By | Sat, 10/19/2013 - 15:23

Although actor-rapper Donald Glover insists he's not depressed, his social media posts are consistent with someone struggling with depression. Learn the warning signs.

Man holding marijuana

Parents Say Smoking Pot Drove 20-Year-Old To Suicide

By | Thu, 10/17/2013 - 18:25

The parents of 20-year-old Matthew Leahy believe that his recent suicide at a mental health facility may have been triggered by the effects of smoking pot.


Migraine Sufferers Under 30 Six Times More Likely To Be Depressed

By | Thu, 10/17/2013 - 18:00

Migraines are chronic headaches that can lead other illnesses as sufferers have difficulty dealing with the pain. A new study finds that one of these illnesses is depression.

Jets vs Chargers 2011

Ex-NFL Chargers Safety Commits Suicide

By | Thu, 09/26/2013 - 18:13

Former San Diego Chargers safety, Paul Oliver, committed suicide this week with a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home.

Suicide Waivers

Freshman College Students In China Asked To Sign 'Suicide Waivers'

By | Thu, 09/19/2013 - 12:47

A college in China is not letting incoming freshmen start classes until they sign "suicide waivers."

Rebecca Ann Sedwick

12-Year-Old Jumps To Her Death After 2 Years Of Cyberbullying

By | Wed, 09/18/2013 - 10:28

Rebecca Ann Sedwick jumped from an abandoned cement factory following almost two years of cyberbullying that her mother reported to the school.

Suicides Rose Worldwide Amid Great Depression

Great Recession Of 2008 Caused Surge In Suicide Rate Among Men

By | Tue, 09/17/2013 - 14:01

Researchers say suicide rates rose significantly around the world in countries affected by the economic malaise beginning in 2008.