Latest Suicide Stories

2013-11-01 23:19:14

Vitesse Consulting offers some unique pieces of career advice in recent Employment Crossing compilation Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Vitesse Consulting was recently featured in an Employment Crossing article called “Unique Pieces of Career Advice,” by Andrew Ostler. Vitesse CEO Shani Magosky explained, “The way you 'be' is just as important as what you 'do.' This is a twist on the adage, ‘it's not what you say, it's how you say it.’”...

2013-10-30 13:58:24

Teenagers and young adults are at increased risk of suicide after being diagnosed with cancer according to a study published in the leading cancer journal Annals of Oncology today (Wednesday). A study of nearly eight million Swedes aged 15 and over found that among the 12,669 young people diagnosed with cancer between the age of 15 and 30 there was a 60% increased risk of suicide or attempted suicide. The risk was highest during the first year immediately after diagnosis when suicidal...

Depression Risk For Migraine Sufferers
2013-10-18 04:25:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People who suffer from migraines are roughly twice as likely to suffer from depression as those who do not experience the chronic, debilitating headaches, according to new research published online in this week’s edition of the journal Depression Research and Treatment. Dr. Esme Fuller-Thomson, Sandra Rotman Endowed Chair of the University of Toronto’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, and her colleagues report that the...

2013-10-03 23:30:55

Since it's launch during Suicide Prevention Month, The Suicide Party film’s crowdfunding campaign to make a feature has been attracting growing interest nationally on Indiegogo at http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-suicide-party -- most recently from an Indiegogo film partner. In the film, a once successful businessman on the verge of losing his house and ending up on the street holds a suicide party with the help of friends to raise enough money to save his house and get back on...

2013-09-30 23:33:54

ERT’s AVERT™ Solution Delivers Valuable Safety Information to help Researchers Protect Patients and Compounds Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today announced that the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (JCP) has published a paper demonstrating the effectiveness of the electronic, patient-reported version of the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale – also known as...

2013-09-18 23:33:52

Since September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a new film The Suicide Party has been launched through a 60-day crowdfunding campaign this month on Indiegogo at http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-suicide-party. The film tells the story about a once-successful businessman about to lose his house and everything he holds dear, who holds a suicide party with the help of his friends to raise enough to save his house and get back on his feet, or he’ll end it all – an example of the...

2013-09-18 13:02:42

Researchers say 'urgent action' is needed to prevent further deaths In a paper published today on bmj.com, researchers are suggesting that the 2008 global economic crisis could be to blame for the increase in suicide rates in European and American countries, particularly among males and in countries with higher levels of job losses. In 2008, the International Labour Organization estimated that the number of jobless worldwide would reach approximately 212 million by 2009, an increase of...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.