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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  

Coroner’s Ruling May Be First to Link Suicide with Anorexia

By Paul Gaita

The tragic case of Alana Goldsmith may actually help raise awareness to the lethality of the disease. MORE  

Bipolar Substance Abusers Twice As Likely to Attempt Suicide

By Paul Gaita

The combination of mental illness and substance abuse has greater potential to drive one over the edge. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 10, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Footballer John Harston reveals gambling addiction, charter school principal charged with cocaine possession, and man attacks brother with pot plants. MORE  

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