Latest Suicide Stories

Suicide Deaths Surpass Fatalities From Car Wrecks
2012-09-24 05:54:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Suicide is now the leading cause of injury-related deaths in the US, having surpassed car wrecks in terms of mortality rate over the past decade, the authors of a study published this weekend in the American Journal of Public Health have discovered. The study, which was led by West Virginia University epidemiology professor Ian Rockett, analyzed National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) figures compiled between the years of...

Number Of Factors Raising Suicide Risk In Middle-Aged Men
2012-09-20 14:37:03

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers in the UK are suggesting that suicide rates among middle-aged males are climbing after years of dropping off. Reasons for this trend are varied for individuals, but as a group, a panel of psychologists, economists and social scientists concluded that the pressure to meet the expectations of others is too much for some. Other reasons include a breakdown in supportive family units and the collapse of traditional...

2012-09-19 23:02:10

Chaplain Bender Provides Free Book to Service Members and Families, Offering a Spiritual Solution to Military Suicide Problem Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 Life is a battle. Those who attempt or commit suicide do so, ultimately, because they see life as a battle they cannot win. They see their circumstances, situation, and/or past as overwhelming to the point of feeling hopeless, helpless, worthless, lonely and guilty. They see no other alternative. In light of Army Suicide...

2012-09-10 23:17:45

The suicide rate in the U.S. Army now exceeds the rate in the general population, and psychiatric admission is now the most common reason for hospitalization in the Army. These concerning trends are described by Timothy Lineberry, M.D., a Mayo Clinic psychiatrist and suicide expert for the Army, in the September edition of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. In the article, he also outlines steps to assess and address military suicide -- an issue he calls a major public health concern. Dr. Lineberry...

2012-08-24 23:03:19

Want to help those battling suicidal thoughts? Treatment might require looking beyond physical evidence, says faith-based website, followme.org. (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 Those searching for the motives behind a famous director´s suicide might need to consider spiritual and emotional factors that influence suicidal thoughts, says one suicide resources organization, followme.org. That statement comes today as more details are revealed about Hollywood director Tony Scott´s suicide in...

2012-08-20 23:02:42

A famous director´s suicide raises awareness about the dangers of suicidal thoughts for celebrities and non-celebrities alike, says faith-based website, followme.org. (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 Celebrities and non-celebrities alike are prone to suicide in a “moment of weakness.” The faith-based website, followme.org, issued that statement today in response to the news that Hollywood director, Tony Scott, apparently committed suicide yesterday. Scott, who was 68 years old,...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.