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Investigations

Pottstown man killed wife, self in murder-suicide, investigators say

Pottstown Police Shooting

Education

Penn Medicine to use $14 million grant to reduce disparities in suicide prevention

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Mental Health

Fear a loved one is having suicidal thoughts? Here's how to talk about it

Suicide Prevention Talk

Mental Health

People living with HIV have a higher suicide risk, even with advancements in treatment

Suicide risk and HIV

Transportation

SEPTA to install steel barriers at Somerset Station to prevent deadly falls

SEPTA Somerset Station

Mental Health

CHOP to provide mental health services to Girard College students

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Mental Health

Personalized screenings may help detect teens at risk of suicide, researchers say

Teen Suicide Risk

Mental Health

Suicide risk five times higher among people with ADHD, study finds

ADHD suicide risk

Wellness

New wellness app, VetTriage, aims to boost veterans' health through resiliency

Veterans Wellness App

Mental Health

For colleges, online mental health services are a 'silver lining' of COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 Mental Health Services

Mental Health

Many Generation Zers, millennials having suicidal thoughts amid pandemic

Suicidal thoughts COVID-19 pandemic

Mental Health

Suicide-related incidents involving OTC painkillers are surging, study finds

OTC drugs suicide

Crime

Pennsylvania launches violence data dashboard to track statewide trends

Pennsylvania Violence Dashboard

Children's Health

Bullying a common precursor before LGBTQ youth suicides, Yale study finds

LGBTQ youth bullying

Mental Health

Even teens with mild mental distress have increased suicide risk, study finds

Teens at risk of suicide

Mental Health

Social distancing efforts could spur suicides as COVID-19 crisis plays out

Suicide social distancing

Mysteries

Edgar Allan Poe battled depression but it's unlikely that he killed himself

Edgar Allan Poe suicide depression

Mental Health

Snapchat launches new mental health tool to help users affected by cyberbullying, depression

Snapchat Mental Health depression

Mental Health

More teens are coming out as LGBTQ, but suicide attempts remain high

LGBTQ Teens Attempted Suicide

Mental Health

National suicide prevention hotline getting 3-digit number, 988

988 - suicide hotline number

Adult Health

Trend continues of Americans dying younger, study shows

Life expectancy decrease midlife

Mental Health

Study links blood pressure medication to suicide risk, but some health experts are skeptical

blood pressure medication suicide

Mental Health

More must be done to reduce suicide, World Health Organization says

Suicide Rates World Health Organization

Mental Health

New Jersey launches nation's first state program to prevent police officer suicide

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Education

Report: Anonymous tips from Pennsylvania students overwhelmingly concern mental health issues

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Caregiving

New Jersey's aid in dying law takes effect Thursday

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Mental Health

In secret meeting, Philly-area seniors discuss ‘rational suicide’

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Women's Health

Study: Overdose, suicide among top causes of death for new moms

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Investigations

Philadelphia deputy sheriff, LGBTQ liaison Dante Austin found dead in office Friday morning

Dante Austin death LGBTQ

Children's Health

Teen suicides increased after Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' premiered, two studies say

'13 Reasons Why' and increase in suicide

Children's Health

Suicide rates soar among young females, narrowing long-standing gender gap, study says

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Children's Health

More teens, especially girls, are attempting suicide by poisoning, new report finds

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Crime

Camden County man sets himself on fire after being caught hiding on woman's property, police say

Berlin Township Police Department

Legislation

New Jersey becomes eighth state to legalize 'assisted suicide'

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Senior Health

Lethal plans: When seniors turn to suicide in long-term care

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Children's Health

Nearly 40,000 U.S. children died by gunfire since 1999 – study

gun related deaths school children

Depression

FDA approves new medication for severe depression

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Crime

State College shooting leaves three dead, two injured in murder-suicide

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Mental Health

Burned-out, depressed doctors are thinking about suicide

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Mental Health

Parents are generally unaware their children have suicidal thoughts

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Mental Health

New report finds VA didn't actually spend millions on veteran suicide prevention

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Mental Health

Penn earns D+ for leave-of-absence policies for students with mental illness

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