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Report: Number of Suicides Up Across Area

Some shocking numbers were revealed during this week’s National Suicide Prevention Week.

09/12/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Local Expert Speaks on Depression and Suicide

What drives a person with depression – like actor and comic Robin Williams – to commit suicide?

08/13/2014

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Actor Robin Williams Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

Actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead Monday in his northern California home, in what was suspected to be a suicide.

08/11/2014

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Study: Smokers Have Higher Risk Of Suicide Than Non-Smokers

New research has found that smokers are at a higher risk for committing suicide.

07/17/2014

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Woman Found in Ballwin Pond Identified

An autopsy indicated that drowning was the likely cause of death, and police say there were no signs of foul play. St. Louis County detectives suspect suicide.

04/15/2014

In this 2010 photo provided by the University of Missouri Athletic Department is Sasha Menu Courey. The Canadian family of former University of Missouri school swimmer says the school and its athletics department failed to properly investigate her alleged off-campus rape by as many as three football players in 2010. Menu Courey struggled with mental illness and committed suicide 16 months later. (AP Photo/University of Missouri Athletic Department)

MU Curators to Hear Report on Swimmer Suicide

The university system hired the Dowd Bennett Law Firm to review the Columbia campus’ actions in connection with the death of 20-year-old Sasha Menu Courey.

04/11/2014

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Independent Counsel to Investigate How MU Handled Student’s Suicide

Questions have been raised over how the University of Missouri handled the case of Sasha Menu Courey.

01/29/2014

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FBI Investigating After Scott AFB Civilian Contractor Attempts Suicide

The man in his early 30s was found in a Mascoutah parking lot with a gunshot wound to his head Wednesday.

09/25/2013

Veterans Day Parade in St. Louis

New Figures Show High Veteran Suicide Rate in Mo.

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, nearly 25 percent of suicides in Missouri involve a veteran. That compares to some states, including Illinois, where the rate is as low as seven percent.

09/12/2013

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