Transgender students are more likely than their cisgender counterparts to attempt suicide, experiment with drugs and alcohol, experience bullying and be forced to have sex, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A Virginia state report says the Riverside Regional Jail failed to monitor an inmate and wasn’t equipped to handle a suicide.
Suicide rates were highest among men who worked in construction or extraction (oil rigging, mining) jobs and women who worked in arts, design, entertainment, sports and media, the report found.
A Virginia State Police sergeant whose wife, a Fairfax County firefighter, died by suicide talks about his own struggles after her death.
“Some of us standing here could have been one of these flags but for an intervention,” says one veteran. In all, 5,520 postcard-size flags were planted on a patch of grass between the Washington Monument and 15th Street to represent veteran suicides occurring in 2018 through Wednesday.
The Waldorf man shot the mother of his child and then fled the scene before killing himself in an apartment building stairwell, the sheriff’s office said.
The Centers for Disease Control says that researchers are revisiting a highly cited study of suicide rates by occupation – including farmers – that was published in 2016, saying that problems with the data could have led to inaccurate findings.
From 2008 to 2015, the proportion of children’s hospital visits arising from suicide attempts or suicidal thinking nearly doubled. Teens aged 15 to 17 showed the biggest increase.
Suicide bombers on motorcycles and including a woman with children targeted Sunday Mass congregations in three churches in Indonesia’s second largest city.
A relative called police around 10 p.m. to check on the welfare of a woman, when police arrived at the scene they found a 34-year-old woman and a 2-year-old boy dead inside the house.
Researchers found that for almost three weeks after Netflix released all 13 episodes of “13 Reasons Why,” there were at least 900,000 more than expected Google searches including the word “suicide.”
Mental health advocates wary of how teen suicide was depicted in Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” may have well-founded concerns, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will sign two new bills into law on Tuesday. Both are aimed at preventing student suicides in the state.
Students at Forest Park High School in Woodbridge, Virginia, refused to remain silent about the dangers suicide poses to teens.
Amid concerns that it might glamorize suicide, one parenting blogger thinks kids should watch “13 Reasons Why” with adults and discuss it.
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