(NEW YORK) -- A new Justice Department Inspector General report details the failures that occurred beginning one month before Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide while in custody of the Bureau of Prisons. The report also makes clear that foul play was not possible.When officers... Read More.
Kristi Daugherty remembers the announcement like it was yesterday.It was March 11, 2021—one year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic—and in those twelve months, emerging data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that historic rates of mental... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Deaths from suicide among youth and young adults have been increasing over the last two decades in the United States, new federal data showed.For those between the ages of 10 and 24, the suicide rate remained stable between 2001 and 2007,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Ariana Sutton was a dance instructor and mom of three whom friends describe as "warm" and "upbeat," and who loved being a mom, according to her husband Tyler Sutton.On May 22, Ariana Sutton, 36, gave birth to newborn twins Everly Irene... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Brandon Guffey's 17-year-old son Gavin died by suicide after he said Gavin fell victim to a sexual extortion scheme online, and now he's fighting to protect other kids from this crime.Sexual extortion, or "sextortion," is a form of blackmail where victims... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nine months ago, near the end of August, Jonah Barrow, a high school senior, attempted to take his own life.Now, the 18-year-old from Katy, Texas, is speaking out about his survival to share a message of hope amid a mental health... Read More.
Metallica has premiered a live video for "Screaming Suicide," a track off the band's new album, 72 Seasons.The performance was recorded during the first date on 'Tallica's world M72 tour, which kicked off April 27 in Amsterdam, and marked the live debut of "Screaming... Read More.
(MARQUETTE, Mich.) -- The parents of a teenager who died by suicide are urging others to have "tough" conversations about sextortion scams -- saying that frank communication could save other teenagers' lives.Jordan DeMay, a 17-year-old from Marquette, Michigan, took his own life on March 25,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- On the one-year anniversary of a student's death, an elite boarding school in New Jersey released a statement publicly admitting its failure.The Lawrenceville School released a statement acknowledging that it failed to protect student Jack Reid, who died by suicide in... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The number of teenage girls experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviors increased during the second year of the pandemic, new federal data showed.The percentage of high school female students who seriously considered attempting suicide rose from 24.1% to about one-third, or 30%, between... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An Indiana family is mourning the loss of a 13-year-old boy who died by suicide on Monday after, his parents say, he endured a barrage of bullying at his middle school.Now, the school district is hiring outside investigators to probe the... Read More.