San Francisco Suicide Prevention Seeing Record Surge In Calls During Coronavirus PandemicAs of Wednesday, 17 people have died from the coronavirus in San Francisco. From March 1 to April 14, 12 people have taken their own lives. KPIX spoke to someone who suffers from depression with a hopeful message for those who may need to hear it.
Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians Hold Vigil, Announce Impending StrikeThe message during a candlelight vigil held by Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians in front of the health care giant's headquarters in downtown Oakland early Wednesday morning was quite clear: these patients didn't have to die.
Doctor Charged With Child Sex Crimes Found Dead in Santa Cruz County JailA neurosurgeon awaiting trial on charges that he sexually abused children has been found dead in his jail cell.
Workers Sickened, Guests Evacuated After Apparent Hazmat Suicide At SJ's Fairmont HotelPoisonous chemicals killed one woman in an apparent suicide and sickened eight people, prompting the evacuation of three floors of the Hotel Fairmont in San Jose Saturday
Jeffrey Epstein Dead from Apparent Suicide in Manhattan Jail
SMART's Strategy For Recent Pedestrian Deaths Addresses Mental Health, Homelessness5 people have died on SMART tracks in the last month. SMART's Board of Directors met Wednesday to discuss how to keep people off its tracks and out of harm’s way.
Netflix Has Cut Graphic Suicide Scene From First Season Of '13 Reasons Why'More than two years after its debut, a graphic suicide scene has been cut from the first season of "13 Reasons Why," Netflix announced Monday.
Gov't Agencies Boost Efforts to Stop Wildland Firefighter SuicidesFederal officials are stepping up efforts to help firefighters dealing with trauma and other issues after noticing an increase in wildland firefighter suicides in recent years.
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.