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Rural Alaskan Communities Address High Teen Drug Abuse, Suicide Rates

By McCarton Ackerman

The scourge of drug abuse and suicide among teens has plagued even the furthest most reaches of The Last Frontier. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Nov. 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Company criticized for selling pro-eating disorder T-shirts, police fail to solve LSD-tainted meat case, and soap opera actor Freddie Smith arrested for DUI. MORE  

No Alcohol or Drugs In Robin Williams' System During Suicide

By Victoria Kim

The Marin County Sheriff’s office confirmed last Friday that the actor-comedian was sober at the time of his death. MORE  

Study Shows Sharp Increase in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts

By John Lavitt

A staggering number of people use prescription medication, not illegal drugs, to attempt suicide. MORE  

Rob Schneider Blames Big Pharma For Death of Robin Williams

By McCarton Ackerman

The Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo actor took to Twitter to vent about the side effects of prescription drugs. MORE  

Robin Williams Was In Early Stages of Parkinson's, Wife Says

By Shawn Dwyer

The actor's wife, Susan Schneider, released a statement describing his mental state at the time of his death. MORE  

Did Robin Williams Show Signs of Depression?

By Shawn Dwyer

According to the Los Angeles Times, the actor's friends saw him slowly slipping away due to mounting pressures and declining health. MORE  

Remembering the Robin Williams I Knew

By Carole Mallory

He was a friend decades ago, then our lives took different, but parallel paths. A few memories from afar . . . MORE  

Robin Williams Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

By Shawn Dwyer

The Oscar-winning actor and comedian recently went back to rehab. (**Updated**) MORE  

Drew Barrymore's Half-Sister Found Dead of Apparent Overdose

By Shawn Dwyer

Jessica Barrymore was parked on the street in her car surrounded by drugs, according to police. MORE  

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