Suicide New Leading Cause Of Traumatic Death For Young Patients At One North Texas HospitalSuicide surpassed car wrecks and child abuse as the leading cause of traumatic death in 2020 at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth.
DFW Doctors Warning About Alarming Rise In Number Of Children Trying To Harm ThemselvesDoctors across North Texas are warning about an alarming rise in the number of children attempting suicide.
North Texas Motorcycle Club Focused On Suicide By War Vets, First Responders: 'Let's Bring This Out Of The Dark'The Third Watch LE Motorcycle Club decided to raise awareness about the issue by walking. What happened was a monthly event called “Walk the Bridge.”
Burned Body Identified, Family Says Suicidal Man Battled Mental IllnessWhen Rowlett firefighters responded to a car fire Wednesday morning, amid the flames they found the charred remains of a man.
Instagram Changes Rules On Self-Harm Postings After SuicideInstagram said it is banning graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teenaged girl.
‘Don’t Do It’: Fort Worth Police Rescue Suicidal Woman From OverpassDash-cam video shared on social media by the Fort Worth Police Department shows officers talking a suicidal woman off the ledge of an overpass.
CDC Report: Suicide Rates Up More Than 25% Across The U.S.According to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide rates nationwide have been steadily increasing -- more than 25-percent since 1999.
Facebook Beefs Up Suicide Prevention Focused On Live VideoFacebook is beefing up its suicide prevention tools, including new options for people to report if someone might harm themselves while broadcasting on Facebook Live.
Texas Family Pushes For Cyberbullying Laws After Teen's SuicideFamily members of a Texas high school student who killed herself are rallying for tighter laws against cyberbullying.
Suicide Prevention Signs Go Up On Top Levels of UNT Parking GarageThe University of North Texas is hoping a new approach to reaching students considering suicide will catch their attention at just the right time.
Counselors At Plano School After 2 Teens Allegedly Commit SuicideIt will be a somber and tough day for students at Plano East Senior High School. Administrators, staff teachers and students are all mourning the loss of two young women. Police think the girls both committed suicide over the weekend.
Hopes Of Raising Awareness During Nat'l Suicide Prevention WeekThis is National Suicide Prevention Week and experts say the goal is to raise awareness about the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.
Johnson County Heaps Kudos On Off-Duty Deputy For Preventing Possible SuicideDeputy Adam Richards approached a young woman on a bridge and along with a Burleson officer got her to safety.
Senate Mandates Suicide Prevention Training For Texas TeachersThe Texas Senate has voted to require public school teachers to undergo two hours of annual training on suicide prevention.
North Texas Suicide Calls Up After Robin Williams’ DeathThe much publicized suicide of actor/comedian Robin Williams, experts say, may help save others struggling with depression. Local suicide hotlines are already seeing an increase in calls.