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Ned Vizzini, Author Of 'It's Kind Of A Funny Story', Dead At 32
If you've read the book or seen the movie, you know it's about a young man struggling with suicidal thoughts. The author's depression got him in the end. Read more...
Report: Over 194 Children Have Been Shot To Death Since Newtown
The NRA says arming more adults will protect kids—but most are killed at home, a Mother Jones investigation shows, often with unsecured guns. Read more...
On any given night, nearly 63,000 veterans are homeless. Many suffer chronic debilitating mental health problems. Read more...
Colbert: Every Time I Watch Eric Bolling, I Want To Kill Myself
Stephen Colbert gave Eric Bolling the treatment he deserved this Thursday evening, after Bolling suggested saving taxpayer money by sending a suicide manual to violent inmates earlier this week. Read more...
New York Promised Help For Mentally Ill Inmates – But Still Sticks Many In Solitary
In New York, inmates diagnosed with “serious” disorders should be protected from solitary confinement. But since that policy began, the number of inmates diagnosed with such disorders has dropped. Read more...

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Via Gawker are the heartbreaking last words of a veteran of the Iraq war...his suicide note to his family. Read more...
Officials say that an inspector who checked a Philadelphia building prior to its collapse last week has committed suicide. The Department of Licenses and Inspections employee was found shot in a pickup truck. Read more...
Three are dead after a shooting at Quantico Marine Corps Base in Virginia on Thursday night. All the victims were Marines, including the shooter, who took his own life. Read more...
A body with a self-inflicted gunshot wound was found along with a bag of bombs in a dormitory room at the University of Central Florida early Monday. Read more...
We spoke with Dr. Mark Rosenberg, the scientist who led the government's research on guns before funding was cut. Read more...