A finding of C.T.E. can help explain violence and erratic behavior by former football players, but it will not give a clear picture of why Phillip Adams fatally shot seven people, including himself.
A small city that bills itself as “Football City U.S.A.” is grappling with the shooting deaths of members of a prominent local family by Phillip Adams who, many say, had been adrift after his N.F.L. career ended.
A campaign galvanized by mass shootings and assault weapons will inevitably find itself in a dead end. But there’s a way out.
A 9-year-old girl returning home from a birthday celebration found her mother and two sisters had been murdered, the police said.
With techniques honed in China, a new breed of company offers expensive loans to people devastated by the pandemic. If they can’t repay, family and friends hear all about it.
The thought of suicide is terrifying, but we have to make talking about it a part of everyday life.
Mr. Taylor died by suicide after suffering from post-Covid-19 symptoms, including severe tinnitus, the company said.
Meghan’s decision to speak openly about her suicidal thoughts challenges a culture of secrecy that has stopped many people from seeking or offering help.
There is a connection between people’s ability to pay rent each month and their mental health.
The television anchor stormed off the set of an ITV news program after his co-host, Alex Beresford, criticized his remarks about the Duchess of Sussex.
The fight to survive lies at the heart of Kyohei Sakaguchi’s world, whether he is writing self-help books, painting, creating a suicide help line, or designing recycled housing.
Buckingham Palace’s lack of response continued on Tuesday after the British broadcast of the interview touched off a second day of debate.
When the scariest parenting moment happened, I didn’t know where to turn. After months of talking with experts, we’re on the path to healing.
During the pandemic, suicidal thinking is up. And families find that hospitals can’t handle adolescents in crisis.
Last year saw more women, but fewer men, take their own lives in Japan. For women there, the pressures of Covid-19 have been compounded.
Experts paint a grim picture of the struggle with lockdown isolation — a “mental health pandemic” that should be treated as seriously as containing the coronavirus.
Even when rates of suicidal ideation increase, there are ways to keep kids safe.
Inmates reported being beaten while handcuffed at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility in New Jersey, the state’s only prison for women.
A growing number of programs aim to help doctors, nurses and medical students who are struggling with mental health issues during the pandemic.
Firmly linking teen suicides to school closings is difficult, but rising mental health emergencies and suicide rates point to the toll the pandemic lockdown is taking.
Many credit Michael Evans with turning the vision for the hall at Penn Station into a reality. Before it opened, he took his own life.
It was unclear when the structure, the huge Manhattan development’s centerpiece, would reopen.
Protesters have created camps around Delhi that are virtual cities unto themselves, using donations and their own organizational skills to help their battle against new government farm policies.
White Americans have higher rates than most other racial and ethnic groups.
After my son Ben died by suicide, I turned to hiking. I found myself: broken, but braver.
The George Saunders story “Tenth of December” poses a question that absorbs many patients and caregivers: Can we save ourselves or each other from suffering?
Takahiro Shiraishi confessed to killing eight women he stalked on social media, and a man he thought suspected him, in crimes that evoked many of the country’s social fears.
Readers, including those who have attempted suicide or who have lost family members, offer their insights.
A charity called the Bearded Fishermen has begun a nightly suicide-prevention patrol around a town in England, looking for people in crisis.
Philip Brickman was an expert in the psychology of happiness, but he couldn’t make his own pain go away.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has turned to machine-learning to help identify vets at risk of taking their own lives.
The toll of self-inflicted gun deaths has led to an unusual alliance between suicide-prevention advocates and gun-rights proponents.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on evicting a relative who refuses to get help for his abusive behavior — and more.
Ms. Maxwell, who fought to keep the deposition secret, repeatedly denied that she helped Jeffrey Epstein recruit, groom and sexually abuse young women.
The gun control debate complicated an effort to encourage frank talk by health professionals about the risks posed by firearms.
After I nearly lost him in the darkness of depression, we forged a new bond in glue and sawdust.
A succession of suicides has shown the burdens of a society where many feel that they must conceal their personal struggles.
Covid-19 is rippling through the country. The economy is reeling. But for many Indians, an actor’s death and the investigation that followed are a bigger story.
Jacob Gardner, who was indicted in the killing of James Scurlock during a May protest in Omaha, had been expected to turn himself in to the authorities, his lawyer said.
Farm bankruptcies and debts have been the source of misery in India for decades. But experts say the suffering has reached new levels in the pandemic.
For some of us, shedding the old is less an act of vanity than of self-respect.
Helping young adults with the skills they need to transition to health care independence — with a bonus script for canceling appointments.
Six days after being removed by the police from a veterans hospital in Washington, the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Not long ago, Pavle Jovanovic was among the world’s top bobsledders. In retirement, he battled mental illness and substance abuse. Were brain injuries the cause of his demise and that of others in his sport?
The list was found after the lawyer killed himself and had more than a dozen names, including three other judges and two doctors.
Japan’s heartwarming reality TV hit ended in tragedy when the participant Hana Kimura killed herself after a wave of online abuse. But “Terrace House” was always more complicated than it appeared.
Her lawyer, who issued a statement on the day of Mayor Park Won-soon’s funeral, is calling for an investigation into accusations of sexual harassment.
Dr. Lorna Breen was unflappable — until she faced a new enemy.
The case was one of two hangings in California that drew scrutiny amid nationwide protests after the killing of George Floyd. Both have been ruled suicides.
After Choi Suk-hyeon’s death, her family released secret audio recordings that depict the physical and psychological abuse she appeared to suffer at the hands of her team’s doctor and coach.