Can the Internet Cause Teens to Commit Suicide?

Can the Internet Cause Teens to Commit Suicide?

According to University of Oxford researchers, although Internet forums can provide depressed teens with much-needed support, it can also put vulnerable individuals at greater risk for suicide and self-harm. The research team arrived at this conclusion after examining all of the available research studies dealing with the topic of teen Internet use, suicide and self-harm.  […]

Bus Driver Stops Suicide in its Tracks (Video)

Bus Driver Stops Suicide in its Tracks (Video)

A Buffalo bus driver has become a hero after stopping a suicide in its tracks. Bus driver Darnell Barton had just picked up a group of high school students when he saw a woman on an overpass looking down upon the highway. She had made her way over the guardrail and Barton soon realized that […]

Suicide of Rick Warren’s Son Blamed on Mental Illness

Suicide of Rick Warren’s Son Blamed on Mental Illness

Rick Warren, the pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, and his wife are grieving.  Their youngest son, Matthew, was a victim of mental illness, which led the young adult to suicide this past spring.  Matthew, age 27, had suffered his entire life with severe depression and a personality disorder.  He wanted to die and he […]