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  • Publicist Jeanine Pepler dies by suicide at 50

    06/21/2018 9:47:50 AM PDT · by BlackAdderess · 74 replies
    Page Six ^ | June 20, 2018 | Jeanine Pepler
    Jeanine Pepler, the publicist who represented novelists Jay McInerney and Candace Bushnell, hanged herself Sunday night in her home in Sag Harbor, LI, taking her life the same way Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain did earlier this month. Sources say she was 50.
  • Creation Therapy for Suicidal Thoughts

    06/19/2018 7:20:17 AM PDT · by fishtank · 4 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | June 16, 2018 | David F. Coppedge
    Creation Therapy for Suicidal Thoughts June 16, 2018 | David F. Coppedge Suicide has grown 30% since 2000, and is now a leading cause of death among young people. What can be done? With the memory of suicides of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade in recent news, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) just released alarming statistics. From 2000 to 2016 there was a 30 percent increase in the age-adjusted suicide rate in the United States, according to a June data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics…. “In 2016,...
  • An Extraordinary Thing Happened At Jordan Peterson’s Indianapolis Performance

    06/17/2018 2:25:53 PM PDT · by Auntie Mame · 32 replies
    Chicks on the Right ^ | June 16, 2018 | Mockarena, Co-Founder
    Y’all know I’ve been intellectually crushing on Jordan Peterson for months now, basically ever since I discovered him via the Lindsay Shepherd story back in December.  And then, when he mind-spanked Cathy Newman in that Mother Of All Interviews back in January?  Well, that was it.  I was hooked, and I’ve spent many hours binge-watching his videos since.  He is currently on a speaking tour, promoting his book, “12 Rules for Life” – which is a must-read. When I discovered he was coming to Indy, Mr. Mock and I were pretty stoked.  We bought tickets, and spent a little extra...
  • Court reinstates California law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives

    06/16/2018 10:47:39 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 45 replies
    CBS News ^ | 06/16/18
    A state appeals court has reinstated -- at least for now -- California's law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives. The Fourth District Court of Appeals in Riverside issued an immediate stay Friday putting the End of Life Option back into effect. The court also gave opponents of its decision until July 2 to file objections. The law allows adults to obtain a prescription for life-ending drugs if a doctor has determined that they have six months or less to live. Riverside County Superior Court Judge Daniel Ottolia declared the law unconstitutional last month, stating that it had...
  • Why Suicide Rates May Rise as Christianity Wanes

    06/14/2018 10:50:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Townhall ^ | 06/13/2018 | J. Warner Wallace
    The recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have renewed a national conversation about suicide and its causes. As a homicide detective, I saw an increase in our local suicide rate first-hand over a fifteen year period, and a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms nationally what I observed locally: suicide rates in the United States have risen nearly 30% since 1999.While many researchers have studied the connection between mental illness and suicide, it’s important to note that more than half the people who commit suicide are not identified as mentally ill. So, what...
  • Driver Shoots Himself After High-Speed Chase

    06/14/2018 8:24:44 AM PDT · by vespa300 · 33 replies
    KNBC TV Los Angeles ^ | June 13, 2018 | Staff
    A driver who led a high-speed chase in a U-Haul pickup truck Wednesday afternoon through Southern California, weaving in and out of traffic with authorities in tow, shot himself in the Cajon Pass at the end of the pursuit.
  • Man Driving U-Haul Pickup Appears to Shoot Himself Following Pursuit Across Inland Empire

    06/13/2018 6:38:52 PM PDT · by Brown Deer · 30 replies
    KTLA ^ | June 13, 2018 | Erika Martin
    A man accused of stealing handguns apparently shot himself after authorities chased the U-Haul truck he was driving across the Inland Empire Wednesday afternoon. The pursuit began in Santa Ana, on the eastbound 22 Freeway near where it meets Interstate 5, according to the California Highway Patrol. It had since wound its way through Orange County and the Riverside area, winding up on the 15 Freeway in San Bernardino County. While still scaling the pass, around 6 p.m., the pickup’s front left tire apparently blew out and was sending a trail of smoke and shreds of rubber behind the vehicle....
  • The United States of Suicide: 25% Surge Since 1999 Brought on by Debilitating Depression and...

    06/12/2018 2:59:09 PM PDT · by davikkm · 45 replies
    IWB ^ | Bob Shanahan
    Here’s a shocking and telling statistic on the direction of American society today: suicide rates have risen sharply in every U.S. state (except Nevada, which was already alarmingly high) from 1999 to 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Suicide rates are up more than 30 percent in half of the states over the last couple decades. There were 45,000 suicides in 2016, up from 44,193 in 2015. Suicides on average across the nation have increased by 25%. Depression, isolation, opioids, technology, and substance abuse are to blame. But more important than the causes is the fact...
  • Church attendance linked with reduced suicide risk, especially for Catholics, study says

    06/11/2018 1:22:59 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 171 replies
    LA Times ^ | Jun 29, 2016 | Melissa Healy
    Against a grim backdrop of rising suicide rates among American women, new research has revealed a blinding shaft of light: One group of women — practicing Catholics — appears to have bucked the national trend toward despair and self-harm. Compared with women who never participated in religious services, women who attended any religious service once a week or more were five times less likely to commit suicide between 1996 and 2010, says a study published by JAMA Psychiatry. [snip] Among devout Catholic women — those in the pews more than once a week — suicides were a vanishing phenomenon. Among...
  • Prince Harry’s plea as Veterans take own lives once every 13 days this year

    06/10/2018 3:21:25 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 55 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 9, 2018 | M. Nikol and S. Rayment
    "Save my heroes from suicide." Prince Harry has raised serious concerns about the number of British soldiers committing suicide after returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. The Prince confided his fears about a recent surge in suspected suicides in a private letter to a decorated former war hero. His intervention comes as an investigation by The Mail on Sunday reveals veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are now taking their own lives at a faster rate than their comrades died on the battlefield. At least 12 veterans are feared to have killed themselves since the start of the year...
  • After Celebrity Deaths, Suicide Hotline Calls Jump 25%

    06/10/2018 1:23:16 PM PDT · by BBell · 32 replies
    https://www.wsj.com ^ | 6/10/18 | Lara Korte
    As the world learned the news Friday that renowned chef and food writer Anthony Bourdain had died by apparent suicide, the same phone number flooded the internet. The number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline—1-800-273-8255—was pinned to the bottom of memorial Instagram posts, shared in tweets and ran alongside news obituaries. Whenever a notable person commits suicide, calls to the hotline spike, said Director John Draper. Just days before Mr. Bourdain’s death, news of another famous person had spread: handbag designer Kate Spade, whose apparent cause of death was also suicide. Calls jumped 25% in the two days after her...
  • Man commits suicide at Mecca's Grand Mosque

    06/10/2018 7:33:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 38 replies
    www.al-monitor.com ^ | 6/9/2018 | Bandar Al-DANDANI
    A man has committed suicide by throwing himself off the roof of the Grand Mosque in Islam's holiest city of Mecca, Saudi police said Saturday. "A foreigner threw himself from the roof of the Grand Mosque in Mecca" to the courtyard below, "resulting in his instant death", state news agency SPA said, quoting police. The rare act was not the first of its kind to take place in Mecca, the holiest city in Islam -- which, like other monotheistic religions, prohibits suicide. The body was transported to hospital, with an investigation underway "to determine the victim's identity, what led to...
  • Vanity: One Way to Try to Reduce Suicides

    06/10/2018 6:27:49 AM PDT · by savedbygrace · 61 replies
    Suicide is in the news lately. Many people have been committing suicide in recent years. We are told the way to reduce that trend is to get in touch with people who isolate themselves. That can help, but most people won't do it for a simple reason: they don't know what to say and even if they did, most people do not not to confront someone about a serious problem. I think it might help some to know what they can say that is not a confrontation, so I offer this method that I will be trying to do more...
  • Anthony Bourdain, Takes His Own Life At 61! Love Love, The Silent Killer Of Men In America

    06/09/2018 6:27:46 PM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
    TNN News Raw3 ^ | June 9, 2018 | Tommy Sotomayor
    Anthony Bourdain, Takes His Own Life At 61! Love Love, The Silent Killer Of Men In America
  • Anthony Bourdain’s Haunting Tweet Weeks Before His Suicide Hillary Clinton’s Goons Harassed Him

    06/08/2018 9:56:33 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 48 replies
    https://truepundit.com ^ | June 18 2018 | Admin
    What in the world was Anthony Bourdain referring to when he said — just weeks ago — he had been harassed by Hillary Clinton’s goons “And it ain’t fun?” Bourdain reportedly took his own life on Friday. He was 61.
  • Anthony Bourdain’s Haunting Tweet Weeks Before Suicide How Hillary Clinton’s Goons Harassed Him

    06/08/2018 9:42:42 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 38 replies
    June 18 2018 | Admin
    What in the world was Anthony Bourdain referring to when he said — just weeks ago — he had been harassed by Hillary Clinton’s goons “And it ain’t fun?” Bourdain reportedly took his own life on Friday. He was 61.
  • Are Suicide Victims Really Victims

    06/08/2018 6:09:42 PM PDT · by huckfillary · 70 replies
    The Daily Dose of Reason ^ | June 8, 2018 | Dr. Michael J Hurd
    I don’t wish to be unkind. But facts are facts. A victim is someone who has something bad happen to him, totally against his will and without any say or control in the matter. Suicide does not “happen” to someone. It’s something one does to oneself. Most of us are drowning in virtue-signaling and political correctness — so much so that we can’t even see it. It seems cool to mourn people who kill themselves even though you never knew them. How do we know we would have liked and admired them had we even known them personally? Consider some...
  • Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry working to Eliminate Stigma around Mental Health

    “Heads Together will be the biggest project The Duke and Duchess and Prince Harry have undertaken together. They are incredibly grateful to be working with charities who have achieved so much in the fight against the stigma that surrounds the issue. They want the Heads Together campaign to build on the great work that is already being done across the country so that prejudice and fear no longer stand in the way of people getting the help they need. They want people need to feel much more comfortable with their everyday mental wellbeing and have the practical tools to support...
  • Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dead of suicide at 61

    06/08/2018 7:07:22 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 40 replies
    Reuters ^ | 8 Jun 2018 | Scott Malone
    (Reuters) - U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN’s food-and-travel-focused “Parts Unknown” television series, killed himself in a French hotel room, CNN said on Friday, in the second high-profile suicide of a U.S. celebrity this week. He was 61. Bourdain, whose career catapulted him from cooking at New York’s top restaurants to dining in Vietnam with President Barack Obama, was found dead in a hotel room in Strasbourg, France, where he had been working on an upcoming episode of his program, CNN said in a statement. His death comes three days after American designer Kate Spade, who built a...
  • Anthony Bourdain Has Died In An Apparent Suicide By Hanging At 61

    06/08/2018 6:27:20 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 88 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 06/08/18 | Alex Lockie
    Anthony Bourdain, celebrity chef and host of CNN's "Parts Unknown" has been found dead on Friday morning, CNN reports. Bourdain was found in his hotel room on Friday morning. The apparent cause of death was suicide.