The statistics are sobering: according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is now the second-leading cause of death for ages 10 to 18, and the number of teens reporting feeling sad, hopeless or suicidal has risen. But…
By Lisa Stark, Education Week
Nearly 45,000 people died as a result of suicide in 2016, up 30 percent from the number of deaths by suicide in 2000, the CDC reported. This latest study explores suicide prevalence across demographics, including gender and age.
By Laura Santhanam
Surviving someone who died by suicide is a horrible club. Many of us are members.
By Hari Sreenivasan
The deaths of chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade this week underscored some grim numbers about increases in suicide rates. The latest CDC report found that 54 percent of people who died by suicide over…
By Lauren Porosoff, Jonathan Weinstein
Maybe if students learn how to accept feelings of frustration, fear and embarrassment, they won’t need to avoid those feelings by hurting themselves or someone else.
By Larisa Epatko
Limerick has double the suicide rate than the rest of Ireland. Here's how the community is fighting back.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
Montana, Utah, Nevada and New Mexico had the highest rates of veteran suicide as of 2014.
By Melissa Holt, The Conversation
All 50 states have some kind of anti-bullying law, and schools are increasingly being called upon to implement bullying prevention programs.
By Joshua Barajas, Nsikan Akpan
Michelle Carter could face up to 20 years in prison for urging Conrad Roy III to take his own life.
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