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‘Downton Abbey’ Star Opens Up About Wife’s Anorexia

By Shawn Dwyer

David Robb recently talked for the first time about how Briony McRoberts’ “insidious” anorexia led to her suicide last year. MORE  

Woman Commits Suicide After Being Accused of Facebook Addiction

By John Lavitt

A 24-year-old Indian woman was confronted by her parents over her obsession with Facebook. She responded by hanging herself from a ceiling fan. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

George Lopez claims downing 52 shots, drunk man jumps off Mumbai bridge, Idaho police shoot dog in drug raid, and man high on PCP does ninja moves. MORE  

Legalizing Marijuana Could Lower Suicide Rates, Report Says

By Paul Gaita

Though it focused on data from states legalizing medical marijuana, the study found yet another potential health benefit for weed. MORE  

Oh The Guilt

By Jared Mazzaschi

Kurt Cobain and the suicide solution 20 years later. MORE  

Severe Mental Illness and Substance Use Linked

By Sarah Peters

New research linking mental health and substance use could mean more effective treatment options for mental patients and addicts alike. MORE  

Vodka Saves Drunk Russian From Death Leap

By Jennifer Blue

Rescuers use booze to lure a man threatening to jump off a five-story building. MORE  

Hollywood Stuntmen Rescue Drunk, Suicidal Woman

By May Wilkerson

Three stuntmen promoting the film Kick Ass II at Comic Con stage a real-life rescue. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 14, 2013

By Bryan Le

Major landlord bans smoking in apartments across the country, Lindsay Lohan bounces from Betty Ford to a Malibu rehab, and NYPD bust illegal fireworks and find cocaine. MORE  

When a Patient in Addiction Treatment Talks Suicide

By Richard Juman

People with a substance use disorder who are in therapy have one of the highest risks of suicide. Yet many skilled clinicians are clueless about how to help in this emergency. MORE  

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