C.T.E. May Not Fully Explain Phillip Adams’s Shooting Spree

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.

#adams-phillip-m-1988-2021, #boston-university, #chronic-traumatic-encephalopathy, #football-college, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #national-football-league, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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What Led Phillip Adams, Former N.F.L. Player, to a Shooting Spree?

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.

#adams-phillip-m-1988-2021, #chronic-traumatic-encephalopathy, #football, #lesslie-robert-d-1951-2021, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #national-football-league, #norman-ralph-w-jr-1953, #rock-hill-sc, #san-francisco-49ers, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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I Helped Lead the Gun Control Movement. It’s Asking the Wrong Questions.

A campaign galvanized by mass shootings and assault weapons will inevitably find itself in a dead end. But there’s a way out.

#accidents-and-safety, #brady-campaign-to-prevent-gun-violence, #crime-and-criminals, #firearms, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #mental-health-and-disorders, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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Brooklyn Man Kills Woman and Her Two Daughters, Then Himself

A 9-year-old girl returning home from a birthday celebration found her mother and two sisters had been murdered, the police said.

#domestic-violence, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #shea-dermot-f-1969, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #van-dyke-houses-brooklyn-ny

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Lending Apps in India Shame Borrowers Who Can’t Pay Money Back

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.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #data-mining-and-database-marketing, #e-commerce, #frauds-and-swindling, #hyderabad-india, #india, #mobile-applications, #privacy, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #telephones-and-telecommunications

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I Don’t Want Another Family to Lose a Child the Way We Did

The thought of suicide is terrifying, but we have to make talking about it a part of everyday life.

#anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #depression-mental, #education-k-12, #friendship, #mental-health-and-disorders, #seatbelts, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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Kent Taylor, Texas Roadhouse Founder and C.E.O., Dies at 65

Mr. Taylor died by suicide after suffering from post-Covid-19 symptoms, including severe tinnitus, the company said.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-obituaries, #kent-taylor, #louisville-ky, #restaurants, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #texas-roadhouse-inc, #tinnitus

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How Meghan Markle Has Already Changed the Way We Talk About Suicide

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.

#content-type-service, #depression-mental, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #mental-health-and-disorders, #royal-families, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #winfrey-oprah

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Raise the Minimum Wage to Prevent Suicide

There is a connection between people’s ability to pay rent each month and their mental health.

#anxiety-and-stress, #bryn-mawr-college, #columbia-university, #income-inequality, #labor-and-jobs, #mental-health-and-disorders, #minimum-wage, #new-york-state-psychiatric-institute, #princeton-university, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #unemployment, #wages-and-salaries

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Piers Morgan Departs ‘Good Morning Britain’ After Attacks on Meghan

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.

#beresford-alex, #good-morning-britain-tv-program, #great-britain, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #itv-tv-network, #markle-meghan, #mental-health-and-disorders, #morgan-piers, #news-and-news-media, #royal-families, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #television, #winfrey-oprah

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In Japan, His Disaster Art Saves Lives

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.

#architecture, #art, #content-type-personal-profile, #depression-mental, #japan, #japan-earthquake-and-tsunami-2011, #kumamoto-japan, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #recycling-of-waste-materials, #sakaguchi-kyohei, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #writing-and-writers, #zero-yen-house

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Palace Silent as Meghan and Harry’s Interview Dominates U.K. News

Buckingham Palace’s lack of response continued on Tuesday after the British broadcast of the interview touched off a second day of debate.

#buckingham-palace, #discrimination, #great-britain, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #royal-families, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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My 8-Year-Old Threatened Suicide. Here’s What We’re Learning.

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.

#content-type-service, #depression-mental, #mental-health-and-disorders, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

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For Some Teens, It’s Been a Year of Anxiety and Trips to the E.R.

During the pandemic, suicidal thinking is up. And families find that hospitals can’t handle adolescents in crisis.

#asheville-nc, #columbus-ohio, #emergency-medical-treatment, #emotions, #grief-emotion, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #hendersonville-nc, #hospitals, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

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As Pandemic Took Hold, Suicide Rose Among Japanese Women

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.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #japan, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #mental-health-and-disorders, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #takeuchi-yuko-1980-2020, #unemployment, #women-and-girls

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Despair Deepens for Young People as Pandemic Drags On

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.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #loneliness, #mental-health-and-disorders, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #youth

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How to Help When Adolescents Have Suicidal Thoughts

Even when rates of suicidal ideation increase, there are ways to keep kids safe.

#anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #jama-psychiatry-journal, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #pediatrics-journal, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #teenagers-and-adolescence

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29 Guards Suspended at a Women’s Prison Plagued by Sexual Violence

Inmates reported being beaten while handcuffed at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility in New Jersey, the state’s only prison for women.

#edna-mahan-correctional-facility-for-women-clinton-nj, #justice-department, #new-jersey, #prison-guards-and-corrections-officers, #prisons-and-prisoners, #sex-crimes, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #women-and-girls

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Doctors, Facing Burnout, Turn to Self-Care

A growing number of programs aim to help doctors, nurses and medical students who are struggling with mental health issues during the pandemic.

#alternative-and-complementary-medicine, #anxiety-and-stress, #doctors, #mental-health-and-disorders, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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Surge of Student Suicides Pushes Las Vegas Schools to Reopen

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.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #clark-county-nev, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #education-k-12, #mental-health-and-disorders, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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He Brought Moynihan Train Hall to Life, but Didn’t Live to See It

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.

#amtrak, #area-planning-and-renewal, #content-type-personal-profile, #cuomo-andrew-m, #evans-michael, #farley-james-a-general-post-office-manhattan-ny, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #manhattan-nyc, #moynihan-train-hall-at-pennsylvania-station-manhattan-ny, #pennsylvania-station-manhattan-ny, #restoration-and-renovation, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #transportation

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150-Foot Vessel Sculpture at Hudson Yards Closes After 3rd Suicide

It was unclear when the structure, the huge Manhattan development’s centerpiece, would reopen.

#heatherwick-studio, #heatherwick-thomas, #hudson-yards-manhattan-ny, #related-cos, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #vessel-the-manhattan-ny

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In the Cold and Rain, India’s Farmers Press Their Stand Against Modi

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.

#delhi-india, #income-inequality, #india, #politics-and-government, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #sikhs-and-sikhism, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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What Can Be Learned From Differing Rates of Suicide Among Groups

White Americans have higher rates than most other racial and ethnic groups.

#mental-health-and-disorders, #race-and-ethnicity, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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The 48 Mountains That Held My Grief

After my son Ben died by suicide, I turned to hiking. I found myself: broken, but braver.

#grief-emotion, #hikes-and-hiking, #new-hampshire, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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A Wintry Tale of Deliverance

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?

#bullies, #cancer, #saunders-george, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #yeats-william-butler

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Japan’s ‘Twitter Killer,’ Takahiro Shiraishi, Is Sentenced to Death

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.

#crime-and-criminals, #decisions-and-verdicts, #japan, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #social-media, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #takahiro-shiraishi, #twitter

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Trying to Understand What Drives People to Suicide

Readers, including those who have attempted suicide or who have lost family members, offer their insights.

#depression-mental, #mental-health-and-disorders, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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As Pandemic Threatens Britain’s Mental Health, These ‘Fishermen’ Fight Back

A charity called the Bearded Fishermen has begun a nightly suicide-prevention patrol around a town in England, looking for people in crisis.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #great-britain, #recession-and-depression, #samaritans, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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Happiness Won’t Save You

Philip Brickman was an expert in the psychology of happiness, but he couldn’t make his own pain go away.

#ann-arbor-mich, #happiness, #mental-health-and-disorders, #philip-brickman, #psychology-and-psychologists, #research, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #the-savage-god-a-study-of-suicide-book

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Can an Algorithm Prevent Suicide?

The Department of Veterans Affairs has turned to machine-learning to help identify vets at risk of taking their own lives.

#artificial-intelligence, #computers-and-the-internet, #firearms, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #veterans, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science

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‘How Did We Not Know?’ Gun Owners Confront a Suicide Epidemic

The toll of self-inflicted gun deaths has led to an unusual alliance between suicide-prevention advocates and gun-rights proponents.

#anxiety-and-stress, #brady-campaign-to-prevent-gun-violence, #depression-mental, #firearms, #gun-control, #mental-health-and-disorders, #national-rifle-assn, #national-shooting-sports-foundation, #recession-and-depression, #second-amendment-us-constitution, #spokane-wash, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #washington-state, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

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My Adult Son Moved in. It’s a Nightmare. Can I Kick Him Out?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on evicting a relative who refuses to get help for his abusive behavior — and more.

#australia, #evictions, #mental-health-and-disorders, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #united-states

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Deposition of Ghislaine Maxwell, Charged in Epstein Case, Is Revealed

Ms. Maxwell, who fought to keep the deposition secret, repeatedly denied that she helped Jeffrey Epstein recruit, groom and sexually abuse young women.

#epstein-jeffrey-e-1953, #giuffre-virginia-roberts, #human-trafficking, #manhattan-nyc, #maxwell-ghislaine, #palm-beach-fla, #prostitution, #sex-crimes, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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Focusing on Firearms Proves Contentious in Struggle to Reduce Veterans’ Suicides

The gun control debate complicated an effort to encourage frank talk by health professionals about the risks posed by firearms.

#firearms, #gun-control, #hannon-john-scott-d-2018, #law-and-legislation, #mental-health-and-disorders, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #united-states-politics-and-government, #veterans, #veterans-affairs-department

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How Covid-19 and Power Tools Helped Heal My Relationship With My Son

After I nearly lost him in the darkness of depression, we forged a new bond in glue and sawdust.

#canoes-and-canoeing, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #families-and-family-life, #mental-health-and-disorders, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #tools

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The Pressure to Be Perfect Turns Deadly for Celebrities in Japan

A succession of suicides has shown the burdens of a society where many feel that they must conceal their personal struggles.

#actors-and-actresses, #celebrities, #japan, #kimura-hana-1997-2020, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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Despite Crises, India Fixes Its Gaze on a Bollywood Tragedy

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.

#actors-and-actresses, #bollywood, #chakraborty-rhea, #india, #mental-health-and-disorders, #movies, #rajput-sushant-singh, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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Nebraska Bar Owner Who Was Charged in Killing of Black Man Dies by Suicide

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.

#floyd-george-d-2020, #gardner-jacob, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #omaha-neb, #race-and-ethnicity, #scurlock-james, #self-defense, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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‘The Lockdown Killed My Father’: Farmer Suicides Add to India’s Virus Misery

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.

#agriculture-and-farming, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #india, #modi-narendra, #punjab-india, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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Changing My Name Allowed Me to Move On

For some of us, shedding the old is less an act of vanity than of self-respect.

#names-personal, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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How Young People Can Own Their Health Care (Even if They Still See a Pediatrician)

Helping young adults with the skills they need to transition to health care independence — with a bonus script for canceling appointments.

#birth-control-and-family-planning, #content-type-service, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #mental-health-and-disorders, #privacy, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #telemedicine

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Report Slams Doctor at V.A. for Dismissing Suicide Risk of Patient Who Later Killed Himself

Six days after being removed by the police from a veterans hospital in Washington, the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

#inspectors-general, #mental-health-and-disorders, #missal-michael-j, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #trump-donald-j, #veterans, #veterans-affairs-department, #wilkie-robert

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Sledding Athletes Are Taking Their Lives. Did Brain-Rattling Rides and High-Speed Crashes Damage Their Brains?

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?

#bobsledding, #calgary-alberta, #concussions, #depression-mental, #holcomb-steven, #jovanovic-pavle, #luge-racing, #skeleton-sport, #sports-injuries, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #toms-river-nj, #united-states-bobsled-and-skeleton-federation

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Misogynistic Lawyer Who Killed Judge’s Son Had List of Possible Targets

The list was found after the lawyer killed himself and had more than a dozen names, including three other judges and two doctors.

#den-hollander-roy-1947-2020, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #salas-esther-1968, #san-bernardino-calif-shooting-2015, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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The Fall of ‘Terrace House’

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.

#cyberharassment, #fuji-television-network-inc, #japan, #kimura-hana-1997-2020, #kimura-kyoko-1977, #netflix-inc, #reality-television, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #television, #terrace-house-tv-program

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Seoul Mayor’s Secretary Speaks Out About Alleged Abuse

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.

#metoo-movement, #park-won-soon, #politics-and-government, #seoul-south-korea, #sexual-harassment, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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‘I Couldn’t Do Anything’: The Virus and an E.R. Doctor’s Suicide

Dr. Lorna Breen was unflappable — until she faced a new enemy.

#breen-lorna-m, #charlottesville-va, #columbia-university-medical-center, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #deaths-fatalities, #emergency-medical-treatment, #hospitals, #manhattan-nyc, #medicine-and-health, #mental-health-and-disorders, #new-york-presbyterian-hospital, #post-traumatic-stress-disorder, #quarantines, #shortages, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Robert Fuller’s Hanging Was a Suicide, Investigation Finds

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.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #california, #fuller-robert-l-d-2020, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #harsch-malcolm-d-2020, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

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South Korean Triathlete’s Suicide Exposes Team’s Culture of Abuse

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.

#athletics-and-sports, #choi-suk-hyeon, #south-korea, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #triathlon

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