ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Homework, after-school activities and the pressure to succeed can make life stressful for teenagers. On Saturday, Fairfax County Public Schools hosted nearly 1,000 students, parents, teachers and experts at its second annual day-long conference on…
WASHINGTON — The grandson of legendary newsman Walter Cronkite has taken his own life. The New York Daily News reports that Peter Cronkite, 22, was found dead in his dorm room at Colby College, in…
The man died after shooting himself on the west front of the Capitol building, which triggered a roughly two-hour lockdown, Capitol Police spokeswoman Kimberly Schneider said.
ANNANDALE, Va. — Last year, two students from the same Fairfax County school — Langley High — killed themselves in the same week. Monday night, suicide was one of the topics as students and parents…
WASHINGTON — The recent suicide of a seventh-grader at a Montgomery County middle school has put the focus on how schools and communities deal with the issue of youth suicides. Karen Kanefield, director of training…
WASHINGTON — A seventh-grade boy died on Monday afternoon after he was found unresponsive in a school bathroom in Montgomery County. A statement from Montgomery County Public Schools says the boy harmed himself at E. Brooke Lee…
A day to recognize those who have taken their own lives has grown internationally.
County school system and CDC invites will invite parents to plot out teen suicide prevention after 10-year spike in suicides.
It used to be the age group most likely to commit suicide was teenagers and
20-somethings. But in recent years there has been a shift.
Alison Malmon envisioned a place where students could talk openly about mental health issues. Now, \”Active Minds\” has a national chapter.
Shedding light on a hidden crisis: Suicides in America and how you can help.
A new social project is hoping to use social media posts to predict suicide among America\’s veterans.
Investigators don\’t know whether a Rockville High School student who was found shot and killed next to her Army recruiter in April was killed or if she committed suicide.
The third-leading cause of death among young people isn\’t disease
or accident — it\’s suicide. And according to the American Foundation for Suicide
Prevention, one happens every 13.7 minutes.
A Frederick County Sheriff\’s Office courthouse deputy is on leave after a member of his family shot herself with his agency-issued firearm