THE NEW FORTY Coward.
Ariel Castro killed himself yesterday. He hung himself in his cell at the prison in Ohio where he was being held. Castro was the man who kidnapped and imprisoned three young women between 2002 and 200... Posted on 9/4/13 at 7:50 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES: TRAVELS AND EXPERIENCES GATHERED OF A FORMER MINNESOTAN Bullying and Cyberbullying: Not a laughing matter.
From the Classroom
Bullying and Cyberbullying- the problems that are universal today. Whether it is someone being ganged up and beaten in the hallways in school, a girl being made fun of by her peer... Posted on 7/30/13 at 9:44 AM
PRAIRIE AIRE Still paying the piper...A story about suicide prevention...
I now know WHY people don't get involved. Especially in a small town. This has been weighing on my mind for a while now. Without naming names...I will try to tell the story.
Let me preface this by s... Posted on 6/2/13 at 5:01 PM
THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG A Tradegy in Kansas City
Recently former Kansas City Chief linebacker, Jovan Belcher, killed his girlfriend and then took his own life at the Chiefs practice facility in front of some coaches.
Since the killings reports have... Posted on 12/5/12 at 3:22 AM
FARGO CASS PUBLIC HEALTH Suicide Prevention Education Programs Launched in North Dakota
The North Dakota Department of Health is launching several statewide suicide prevention education programs. Suicide was the ninth leading cause of death for North Dakotans in 2011, and was the second ... Posted on 10/15/12 at 8:23 AM
POPLAR, Mont. — Chelle Rose Follette fashioned a noose with her pajamas, tying one end to a closet rod and the other around her neck. When her mother entered the bedroom to put away laundry, she found the 13-year-old hanging.
FARIBAULT, Minn. — Freedom of speech is no defense for a former nurse who engaged in "lethal advocacy" when he encouraged an English man and Canadian woman to kill themselves after searching for depressed people over the Internet, a Minnesota judge said in delivering a guilty verdict against the man.
Sheriff: Teen suicide case is ‘pretty much closed’
Community leaders in Cooperstown, N.D., have created a task force and scheduled a public meeting to address depression and suicide following the self-inflicted death of a 16-year-old girl on Nov. 4.
Depression screening could reduce deaths
With suicide the second-highest cause of death for college students, area campuses are working to screen for depression and educate students to recognize the warning signs.
Expert: Mental health should be people’s focus
The suicide of a Cooperstown, N.D., teen will be investigated, but Griggs County Sheriff Bob Hook said it will progress slowly and take the wishes of her family into consideration.
MINNEAPOLIS – A former Minnesota nurse who prosecutors say sought out depressed people in Internet chat rooms and encouraged two of them to kill themselves won’t get his case dismissed on free speech grounds, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Amy Forliti, Associated Press
, November 10, 2010
If there’s anything that scares me about parenting, it’s stories like the one this past week in which a 16-year-old Cooperstown, N.D., girl committed suicide in what appeared to be the result of bullying.
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