Suicides at MIT

Suicides at MIT

A third student has taken his own life at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). A freshman, Matthew L. Nehring, 18, was from Colorado. He apparently committed suicide early Sunday. L. Rafael Reif, the MIT president,  sent an email to the school. There will be a communal gathering Tuesday in the Memorial Lobby of Building […]

Suicide Rising. Can Facebook Help?

Suicide Rising. Can Facebook Help?

Suicide is on the rise. In Massachusetts, a teen was charged with urging her friend to commit suicide. She was conversing with him until the time he died. He expressed that he was scared, but the teen friend strongly influenced him to carry out his plan. He died of carbon monoxide poisoning. That teen friend […]

Suicide Rise Likely Due to Economic Recession

Suicide Rise Likely Due to Economic Recession

Suicides are on the rise and likely due to the economic recession, according to researchers. The recession has caused financial stress, which may prompt people to commit suicide. The highest rate of suicides is among middle-aged men. Legal, job, and financial problems were found in 37.5 percent of all middle-aged people who ended in suicide in […]

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