The unsolved killings of a lawyer’s wife and son have brought new scrutiny to three other deaths in recent years.
Researchers have uncovered worrisome trends among Black youth.
Though little studied, exhaustion among people with autism has become its own pandemic.
Huntsville city officials had spent $125,000 in public money to defend William Darby, saying he had been justified in using deadly force when he fatally shot Jeffrey Parker, 49, in 2018.
Shashi Tharoor had been accused of driving Sunanda Pushkar to suicide in a case that the main opposition party had long criticized as politically motivated.
A teenager killed himself Thursday afternoon at the tourist attraction, located in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards.
While my father was alive, it was impossible for me to imagine his agony.
The number of children under 13 who need urgent mental health care has been on the rise.
Toshio Akagi told his wife that he had compiled a dossier detailing the pressure he had faced to alter documents at the center of a political scandal. This week, she won her fight to see them.
Six incarcerated people have died, a man accused of murder was accidentally released and a captain was charged with criminally negligent homicide, while the future of Rikers Island remains unclear.
Officials are hoping that an immersive virtual reality experience aimed at getting airmen to intervene will succeed where years of traditional training have failed.
In 1964, a Vermont farmer burned himself and his farm, rather than surrender his land. His neighbors can’t let him go.
Visitors to the structure, located in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards complex, will no longer be able to enter alone, but its protective barriers will not be raised.
Two jail guards accused of browsing the internet and napping while Jeffrey Epstein killed himself reached a deal with prosecutors.
Jeffrey Parker had called 911 to report that he was suicidal and was holding a gun to his head when he was fatally shot by Officer William Darby, prosecutors said.
The state prison system is the only one in the nation where no one has died of Covid-19. But the strict lockdowns and quarantines that slowed the virus created their own problems.
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.