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To Write Love on Her Arms

The Charger Bulletin

February 27, 2013

By Elyse Von Der Fecht Contributing Writer To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA) is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. This movement is here to encourage, inform, inspire and invest into treatment...

U.S. Officals Launch New Strategy to Prevent Suicide

Kerri Zbodula

September 26, 2012

In Washington D.C., a new nationwide strategy to prevent suicide has been launched. Facebook, mobile apps, and other technologies will be used as part of a community-driven push to report concerns about suicidal individuals before it’s too late. Today, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death...

National Suicide Prevention Week

Ashley McDowell

September 15, 2010

As you may have known or not known, National Suicide Prevention Week was from September 5th to the 11th and World Suicide Prevention Day was September 10th. Whether you have been affected by suicide, know someone that has been affected by suicide, or neither, suicide is real and when it hits, it hit...

Bullying Causes Massachusetts Teen to Commit Suicide

Liz De La Torre

April 14, 2010

First, there was Virginia Tech. Next, Megan Meier. Then, Carl Walker-Hoover. Now, just as the previous news features have all made headline commotion, the word bullying is not mentioned without “Phoebe Prince” at the center of horrific discussion. Of course, this is not the way her parents had wanted...

Double Suicide Bombings Kill 38 on Moscow Subway

The Associated Press

April 1, 2010

MOSCOW – Terror returned to the heart of Russia, with two deadly suicide bombings on the Moscow subway at rush hour, including an attack at the station beneath the headquarters of the secret police. At least 38 people were killed and more than 60 wounded in Monday morning’s blasts, the fir...

Nine Charged with Bullying Mass. Teen Who Killed Self

The Associated Press

April 1, 2010

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Insults and threats followed 15-year-old Phoebe Prince almost from her first day at South Hadley High School, targeting the Irish immigrant in the halls, library and in vicious cell phone text messages. Phoebe, ostracized for having a brief relationship with a popular boy, reached...

9 charged with bullying Mass. teen who killed self

Liz De La Torre

March 29, 2010

From The Associated Press NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Nine teens have been charged in the "unrelenting" bullying of a teenage girl from Ireland who killed herself after being raped and enduring months of torment by classmates in person and online, a prosecutor said Monday. Northwestern District Attorney...

Ivy League’s Cornell responds to 3 gorge deaths

Liz De La Torre

March 16, 2010

From The Associated Press ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University, an Ivy League school known for its spectacular gorges and haunted by a reputation for suicides, took the extraordinary step of posting lookouts on bridges and going door-to-door to check on students after three undergrads plunged to their...

UK Publishes New Rules for Assisted Suicide

Vanessa Estime

March 10, 2010

On Feb. 25, new rules implicated immediately by the House of Lords were set up to help the citizens of London and Wales end the life of a gravely ill family member with little fear of criminal prosecution. Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutors, stated that six factors would lessen the likelihood...

Marie Osmond’s Son Commits Suicide

Liz De La Torre

March 10, 2010

In the years after her divorce from her ex-husband, speculation over her plastic surgery, and the death of her father, entertainer Marie Osmond seemed to be bouncing back from widely publicized scrutiny, winning third place in the competition, Dancing With the Stars, and continuing to work with her brother...

Man angry at IRS crashes small plane into Texas office building

Liz De La Torre

February 18, 2010

From The Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas – A software engineer furious with the Internal Revenue Service launched a suicide attack on the agency Thursday by crashing his small plane into an office building containing nearly 200 IRS employees, setting off a raging fire that sent workers fleeing for...

Alexander McQueen hanged himself in London home

Liz De La Torre

February 17, 2010

From The Associated Press LONDON – A bereaved Alexander McQueen left a note, then hanged himself in his apartment on the eve of his mother's funeral, a coroner's inquest said Wednesday, giving the cause of the fashion designer's death as asphyxiation and hanging. The inquest has yet to formally...

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