This week marks a full year since the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic, and experts are increasingly concerned about the toll it is taking on the mental health of young people in the United States. With in-person classes closed…
A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sport doctor Larry Nassar died by suicide after being charged with two-dozen crimes, including forms of human trafficking, the state attorney general said.
By Associated Press
On a Sunday morning, the famed writer awoke early in a discombobulated and distressed mood. The rest is literary history -- and part of a family’s legacy of pain.
By Dr. Howard Markel
Jasmin Pierre was 18 when she tried to end her life, overdosing on whatever pills she could find. Diagnosed with depression and anxiety, she survived two more attempts at suicide, which felt like the only way to stop her pain.
By Sophia Tareen, Associated Press
By Laura Santhanam
The United States ranks as one of the most dangerous developed nations to become pregnant and give birth, especially for women of color -- and data shows the life-threatening risk doesn’t end once mom and baby have left the hospital.
By Jeffrey Brown
A new film tells the magic and tragic story of Hollywood darling Judy Garland. Directed by Rupert Goold and starring Renee Zellweger in a comeback performance, “Judy” follows the legendary entertainer in the final year of a life that saw…
When accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide in a New York jail, some of his alleged victims reacted with outrage that he had robbed them of the chance to face him in court. But more than a dozen…
By Michael Balsamo, Larry Neumeister, Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
Jeffrey Epstein's prison death has been ruled a suicide by hanging, the medical examiner's office said Friday.
By Michael Sisak, Jim Mustian, Associated Press
The deaths have come despite the department's mounting efforts to encourage officers to seek help for depression and other mental health problems. After two officers killed themselves on back-to-back days in June, Police Commissioner James O'Neill sent a note reminding…
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