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Gov’t wants a new 911-like number just for suicide hotline

With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.

Jeffrey Epstein, accused sex trafficker, dies by suicide: Officials

 Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced millionaire who was facing federal sex trafficking charges, died by suicide early Saturday in his Lower Manhattan prison cell, law enforcement sources and the Bureau of Prisons confirmed to ABC News.

AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides

The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. I need my medicine, she demanded. On her ninth day in the Duchesne County Jail, Tanna Jo Fillmore hanged herself in her cell. She never did get her meds.
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Linked by pain: 2 school massacre survivors, dad kill selves

The community of Parkland, Florida, is focusing attention on its suicide prevention programs after two survivors of the Florida high school massacre killed themselves in a week.

Mom finds suicide instructions hidden in videos on YouTube Kids

Most parents feel pretty safe letting their children watch YouTube Kids, the child-friendly version of the video platform. But disturbing videos recently found by some moms show the social media site may not be safe for kids at all.

TSA agent dies after falling from hotel balcony at Orlando airport

An off-duty officer with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) died Saturday morning after falling from a hotel balcony into the atrium at Orlando International Airport, officials said.

Brunswick Co. inmate dies after attempted suicide

An inmate who tried to kill himself in the Brunswick County Jail over the weekend died Tuesday morning at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. 
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His family wanted opioid treatment, he did not get it, and he died

The family says they were denied the one thing they believe their father needed the most, prescription painkillers. Now they want to share his story and spread the awareness.

Detecting depression: Phone apps could monitor teen angst

Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative question: Could the same devices that some people blame for contributing to tech-age angst also be used to detect it?

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