suicide

Study: Opioids Play Less Role In Rising U.S. Suicide Rate

(CNN) - Opioid use and suicide are not as strongly linked as previously thought. Experts had said that up to 30% of opioid overdoses were suicides. A new study by Columbia University researchers found it is actually 4%. That…

Instagram Bans Memes/Cartoons Of Suicide

(CNN) - Instagram will block posts about suicide, after facing pressure to stop showing graphic content. It all started earlier this year, when British teen Molly Russell killed herself after looking at harmful posts. Her father blamed his daughter's…

Columbus Out of the Darkness Community Walk

  The annual Columbus Out of the Darkness Community Walk, hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Georgia Chapter will be held at 11:15 am on September 28 at Lakebottom…

Talking about Suicide

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for children in Georgia ages 10-17. New Horizons Behavioral Health is starting the conversation of courage with local businesses and state leaders to hopefully decrease that…

Study: Suicide Rates Rise Following '13 Reasons Why'

(CNN) - A new study shows "13 Reasons Why" led to a jump in teen suicides. The Netflix show debuted two years ago, but it took some time after that for the centers for disease control to release its…

Father Of Sandy Hook Victim Dies After Apparent Suicide

Hartford-New Haven, CT (WTNH) - The father of a six-year-old girl who was killed in the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre has died by apparent suicide. Police say Jeremy Richman's body was found in his Connecticut office building. He…