Study Links Netflix Series '13 Reasons Why' With Spike In SuicidesThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just released death rate estimates for the 15 leading causes of death in the United States, including Alzheimer’s, cancer, homicides, and heart disease. When compared to last year, death rates are either flat or in some cases are even edging downwards.
Bridgewatch Angels Patrol Golden Gate Bridge Looking For Those In DistressThe Bridgewatch Angels is a group of six thousand volunteers,who are trained to prevent suicides. Bridgewatch Angels' founder is Maria Munayer, better known as Mia.
Parents Concerned As Disturbing 'Momo Challenge' Videos Encourage Child SuicideThe "Momo Challenge," a new viral internet concern targeting children and encouraging them to commit suicide, is striking fear into the hearts of parents and law enforcement.
Facebook Screens Posts For Suicide Risk, And Health Experts Have ConcernsA pair of public health experts has called for Menlo Park-based Facebook to be more transparent in the way it screens posts for suicide risk and to follow certain ethical guidelines,
Suspect in Davis Officer's Murder Wrote Bizarre Note Before Killing HimselfAuthorities have identified the suspect who shot and killed rookie Davis police officer Natalie Corona and read aloud the note he wrote moments before he killed himself.
CDCR: Inmate Deaths On San Quentin Death Row Not RelatedState corrections officials don’t believe the deaths of two inmates who likely committed suicide at San Quentin State Prison this past weekend are related.
Driver Fatally Shoots Himself During Traffic Stop in San PabloA driver died after shooting himself in the head during a traffic stop early Friday afternoon in San Pablo, police said.
Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Net Installation Prompt Nighttime Lane ClosuresSome lanes of the Golden Gate Bridge will be closed on weeknights, excluding holidays, through 2021 as workers begin installing a suicide net under the iconic span.
Suicide Survivor Gets 'Ultimate Second Chance' After Historic Face TransplantA young woman has been given a new lease on life one year after becoming the youngest person to undergo a face transplant in the U.S.
Police: Vallejo Mom Set Self On Fire In Blaze That Also Killed Twin DaughtersPolice in Vallejo on Thursday afternoon confirmed that the fatal house fire over the weekend that killed a woman and her two twin teenage daughters started after the woman lit herself in a suicide attempt.
Study Claims Higher Temperatures, Climate Change Linked To SuicideA new study from Stanford University is claiming that suicide rates will continue to rise as the Earth gets hotter.