Teen Suicide Is Preventable

Teen Suicide Is Preventable

Since 2007, the number of teen suicides has almost doubled. The number of adolescents diagnosed with depression and anxiety is staggering. On Oct. 10, 2012, Amanda Todd of British Columbia ended her life. This was her fourth attempt to escape the bullying she endured because of a past mistake, which followed her all over the internet. A grown […]

Maine House Voted Down Physician-Assisted Suicide

Maine House Voted Down Physician-Assisted Suicide

The Maine Senate voted 16-15 to legalize physician-assisted suicide, on May 18, 2017. The bill, LD 347 – An Act to Support Death with Dignity, would allow those who are terminally ill and have the mental capacity to endure the two-week process, to end their lives with the assistance of a qualified physician. A similar […]

Suicide Attempt Impacts Traffic at Kennedy Expressway [Updated]

Suicide Attempt Impacts Traffic at Kennedy Expressway [Updated]

ABC News reported two interlinked incidents; one good and other bad; both took place at Augusta, Illinois, on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at 5:53 p.m. EDT. The Augusta Police Department in Illinois, acted diligently and swiftly when they thwarted a suicide attempt by an unidentified 55-year-old person who was trying to jump off an overpass located […]

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