Tag: suicide prevention

New Suicide Hotline Number In 2022

UNITED STATES—On Thursday, July 23, The Federal Communications Commision approved a shorter number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to be used in 2022. The...

High Bids Could Delay Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Nets

SAN FRANCISCO—The city of San Francisco will continue to move forward on plans to build a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge despite...

Suicide Is Contagious

LAUREL CANYON—My mum used to say, "If your friends jumped off a bridge, would you?" Of course, she was being facetious. Her intention was to...

My Secret Was Her Suicide

Editor's Note: This is Part Two of a Three-Part Series. Click here to read Part One. LAUREL CANYON—As expected, Tara's mother contacted me that Saturday...

NoPa Standoff Ends With Surrender

SAN FRANCISCO—On Monday, March 30, a four-hour police standoff and barricade situation ended with the surrender of a potentially suicidal NoPa man. Authorities from the San...

My Suicidal Secret

LAUREL CANYON—Tara was my best friend. People always said our age difference didn't matter because I was wise beyond my years and she was chronologically...
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