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A former figure-skater said she was sexually abused for years by her partner who died by suicide

"I'm sorry but John hurt at least 10 people including me. He sexually abused me for 2 years," Bridget Namiotka wrote on Facebook.

A Malaysian teen jumped to her death after friends voted for ‘death’ through an Instagram poll

Instagram reviewed the teenager’s account and found that the online poll, which ran over a 24-hour period, ended with 89 per cent votes for the girl to live.
"We have a deep responsibility to make sure people using Instagram feel safe and supported," Instagram said in a statement about the girl's death.

A teen in Malaysia reportedly killed herself after posting a poll that asked her Instagram followers to help her choose life or death

A 16-year-old girl was found dead hours after posting a poll asking her Instagram followers to help her choose "L/D."
"The Jeremy Kyle Show" was cancelled Wednesday after a guest died in an apparent suicide.

An ‘exploitative’ British chat show where families angrily argued about their darkest and most shocking secrets has been canceled after a ...

ITV's "The Jeremy Kyle Show" was cancelled on Wednesday, and was described as a "human form of bear baiting" by a UK Judge.
Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook has a suicide-monitoring tool that's sent emergency responders to locations more than 3,500 times.

Facebook’s effort to stop suicides by monitoring your posts reveals a worrisome gap between tech giants and healthcare experts

Facebook has a suicide-monitoring tool that has dispatched emergency responders more than 3,500 times. But we don't know how well it works, experts say.

From suicide prevention to genetic testing, there’s a widening disconnect between Silicon Valley health tech and outside experts who see red fla...

"There's almost this implicit assumption that they play by a different set of rules," a Harvard psychiatrist and tech consultant said.
A man is seen protesting at McDonald's Headquarters in Chicago in April, demanding a $15 minimum wage.

Researchers say raising the minimum wage could prevent more than 1,200 suicides a year

A working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research looks into the connection between so-called "deaths of despair" and the minimum wage.

The Netflix show ‘13 Reasons Why’ was just tied to an uptick in youth suicides. Experts have been sounding the alarm for years.

The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" was tied to an uptick in suicides among young Americans. Experts have warned the show sends a dangerous message.
Neighbors called police to the murder-suicide scene on April 11.

A ‘hero’ 3-year-old girl kept her baby brother alive for as long as 3 days after their parents’ apparent murder-suicide

The children were found at home in Los Angeles on April 21. Neither has been named publicly, though the girl has been dubbed a hero.
Nigel Shelby, a 15-year-old freshman from Huntsville, Alabama, took his own life last week after being bullied over his sexual orientation.

An Alabama sheriff’s deputy is on leave after a social media post mocking the suicide of an LGBTQ teen

Nigel Shelby, a 15-year-old freshman at Huntsville High School, took his own life last Thursday after being bullied over his sexual orientation.