Paula Hancocks talks to the mother of a 13-year-old victim about South Korea's bullied teenager suicides.
I hope football didn't do this.
When Apostolos Polyzonis's bank refused to see him last September, the 55-year-old Greek businessman had just 10 euros ($13) in his pocket. Out of work and bankrupt, he thought all he could do with his remaining money was to buy a gas can.
Apostolis Polyzonis, who set himself on fire in 2011 to protest Greek austerity measures, explains what drove him to act.
Greeks paid tribute Thursday to an elderly man who took his own life in central Athens in an apparent response to the hardship caused by the austerity crisis.
CNN's Elinda Labropoulou reports that a Greek man apparently killed himself over the country's austerity measures.
An elderly man took his own life near the Greek parliament building in central Athens, police said Wednesday, in what was apparently a protest over the austerity crisis gripping the nation.
Critics everywhere have hailed "Bully" as an important, engaging documentary.
Georgia's Supreme Court on Monday unanimously struck down the state's assisted suicide law, a decision that results in the dismissal of criminal charges against four members of an assisted suicide network.
Suicide continues to plague the American military, with an estimated 18 war veterans in the United States ending their lives each day. One of the last resorts for veterans struggling with the return to civilian life is a suicide-prevention hot line based in upstate New York.
New statistics released by the U.S. Army on Friday show that despite years of studies, programs and high-level attention, suicide continues to plague the American military.
Three Marines face court-martial proceedings involving the alleged hazing of a Marine who committed suicide in Afghanistan in April.
For years, the Pentagon and Congress have worried over the problem of military suicides. The House Armed Services Committee held another hearing on this life-and-death issue Friday, but this time, it was more than studies and statistics.
History shows that the suicide rate tends to rise as the economy falls, but due to a lack of solid data, researchers haven't been able to confirm whether that pattern has held during the most recent economic crisis, the worst since the Great Depression.
2009: White House policy prevents the president from writing condolence letters to military families of suicide victims.
May was the worst month in a year for suicides and potential suicides in the active-duty Army, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
The number of suicides in Japan hit a two-year high in the month of May, according to data released Wednesday by the nation's authorities.
The number of people in Japan who killed themselves last year because they couldn't find a job jumped 20%, the National Police Agency reported Thursday.
The U.S. Army announced Wednesday that the number of suicides rose again last year to almost one a day, despite major efforts to identify and help at-risk soldiers.
For five days, Alexis Moore carefully planned how she would take her own life. She's not a violent person, so she knew handguns were out. She settled on vodka instead, to be followed by a bottle of Xanax.
The booming bass bounced off the walls in the Broncos' locker room as the rap song "Chirpin" played in the background. Before one practice in October, Denver receivers traded quips like short routes. It was as if Kenny McKinley was right there with them, cracking jokes and a smile so wide, as one teammate said, "You could see every tooth in his mouth."
The Arkansas Department of Education has condemned anti-gay comments made by a local school board member and posted on a social networking site.
CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to a man who alerted an Arkansas school board about an official's anti-gay Facebook rant.
For Joey Kemmerling, it was his decision to reveal his sexual orientation that triggered relentless bullying at school.
Which came first, the troubles or the fame?
Four soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas died over the week. In all four cases, it appears the soldiers, all decorated veterans from the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan, took their own lives, according to Christopher Haug, a Fort Hood spokesman.
CNN's Barbara Starr talks about the alarming number of Army suicides at Ft. Hood.
A task force assigned to study why troops kill themselves spelled out what many people have suspected for a long time: that multiple deployments to multiple wars are partly to blame for the sharp increase in military suicides.
More U.S. soldiers killed themselves last month than in recent Army history, according to Army statistics released Thursday, confounding officials trying to reverse the grim trend.
The Russian capital's shiny new metro station is called Dostoevskaya, after author Fyodor Dostoevsky. But that's not what's getting the buzz in the international press.
Young men with low IQs are much more likely than their peers to attempt suicide later in life, a new study has found. In fact, men with the lowest IQs are about four times more likely to attempt suicide as those with the highest, and the risk tends to go up as IQ drops.
Some antiseizure drugs used to treat epilepsy as well as depression, chronic pain, migraine, bipolar disorder, and other conditions are associated with a higher risk of suicide and violent death than other drugs in the same class, according to a new study.
Over 300 calls a day come into a national suicide hotline for veterans and troops. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.
A researcher published an article Thursday that attempts to explain why veterinarians in Britain appear to be four times as likely as the general public to commit suicide.
When college students take their lives, as apparently happened recently at Cornell University, the instinctual reaction, to mourn publicly and officially, may be the wrong thing to do, psychologists say.
The number of suicides among U.S. soldiers jumped in January following the Army's worst year on record, according to new statistics.
An increasing number of students in Mumbai are turning to suicide, as CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.
The first few months after a prostate cancer diagnosis may be an especially perilous time for men, but not because of the cancer, new research suggests.
President Obama should end a longstanding policy of not writing letters of condolence to families of troops who commit suicide, dozens of lawmakers urged him in a letter Wednesday.
When Lori Zeller lost her sister to suicide in 1991, she began a life of activism.
The Pentagon comments on the U.S. Army suicide rate.
Suicides among soldiers this year have topped last year's record-breaking numbers, but Army officials maintain a recent trend downward could mean the service is making headway on its programs designed to reduce the problem, Army officials said Tuesday.
The director of public prosecutions in Britain issued a new policy on assisted suicide Wednesday, making clear at what point he believes people should face charges if they help a loved one go abroad to die.
Britain's high court rules in favor of Debbie Purdy in her assisted suicide case. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
Former NFL quarterback Steve McNair taped a youth suicide prevention public service announcement before he was fatally shot in a murder-suicide, Tennessee health officials said.
HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell and panel discuss latest in the murder-suicide of NFL's Steve McNair and his girlfriend.
The girlfriend of former NFL star Steve McNair first shot him in his right temple, then fired three more shots at close range, most likely as he slept, police said Wednesday.
The suicide rate among U.S. Army soldiers jumped in May -- continuing a four-month upward trend and on a record pace for a second straight year, according to Army statistics released Thursday.
The 101st Airborne's senior commander in effect ordered his soldiers Wednesday not to commit suicide, a plea that came after 11 suicides since January 1, two of them in the past week.
More than nuclear bomb tests, the suicide of former South Korean president Roh Moo-Hyun has stunned the South Korean public. While the news has shocked the nation, perhaps the level of surprise at the method wasn't as great.
ln April, a Maryland man wrote six suicide notes expressing his love and sorrow for his family, and then shot his wife and three children, before killing himself with a shotgun.
A man in Middletown, Maryland, kills his whole family, then shoots himself.
Listen up, insomniacs! Tossing and turning into the wee hours may be more harmful than you think.
The poet Sylvia Plath, who made a name for herself through prose and poetry that conveyed a sense of depression and suicidal tendencies, famously died by asphyxiating herself in an oven in 1963.
Said to be battling depression, Nicholas Hughes, 47, killed himself at home in Alaska
One week after the U.S. Army announced record suicide rates among its soldiers last year, the service is worried about a spike in possible suicides in the new year.
On the same day that it announced record suicides among its soldiers, the U.S. Army said Thursday that it will soon conduct service-wide training to help identify soldiers at risk of suicide.
As Steven L. Good's family tries to make sense of his death, notes of condolence come pouring in.
British television audiences will be shown an assisted suicide for the first time Wednesday, when a documentary is aired about a man taking his own life at a Swiss clinic.
A woman who suffers from multiple sclerosis lost her legal bid Wednesday to clarify Britain's laws on assisted suicide.
UK prosecutors may charge the parents of paralyzed rugby player Daniel James with helping their son end his life.
The death of a rugby player has sparked debate over assisted suicide in Britain. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
After a decade-long decrease, U.S. suicide rates have started to rise, largely because of an increase in suicides among middle-aged white men and women.
The parents of a paralyzed athlete who sought assisted suicide are questioned. ITN's Victoria Macdonald reports.
Police have launched an investigation after a young disabled sportsman traveled to Switzerland to commit suicide, UK media report.
The U.S. Army is establishing a suicide prevention board to examine the mental health of its recruiters around the country after the fourth suicide in three years by Houston, Texas-based recruiters, according to Army officials.
The rate of suicides among-active duty soldiers is on pace to surpass both last year's numbers and the rate of suicide in the general U.S. population for the first time since the Vietnam war, according to U.S. Army officials.
The main predictor of suicide attempts among Asian Americans may be family conflict, according to an analysis by University of California, Davis, psychologists
More than 22,000 veterans have sought help from a special suicide hot line in its first year, and 1,221 suicides have been averted, the government says
More than 22,000 veterans have sought help from a special suicide hot line in its first year
More U.S. soldiers committed suicide in 2007 than at any time since the first Gulf War, according to an Army study to be released Thursday.
The U.S. Army says at least 115 soldiers committed suicide in 2007. CNN's Jamie McIntyre reports.
Fifty-four people were sickened by toxic fumes at a hospital in southern Japan Wednesday when a man vomited after drinking pesticide to commit suicide.
An estimated 300 to 400 U.S. doctors kill themselves each year -- a suicide rate thought to be higher than in the general population
Two Democratic senators on Tuesday called for the chief mental health official of the Veterans Affairs Department to resign, saying he tried to cover up the rising number of veteran suicides
New Army numbers indicate suicides by U.S. soldiers may have hit an all-time high last year. CNN's Jamie Mcintyre reports.
Every day, five U.S. soldiers try to kill themselves. Before the Iraq war began, that figure was less than one suicide attempt a day.
Pleading not guilty on all counts, Dr. Jack Kevorkian was arraigned on charges of first-degree murder, assisted suicide and delivery of a controlled substance for the assisted suicide of Thomas Youk and learned he will face trial in early March 1999.
The suicide rate among middle-aged Americans has reached its highest point in at least 25 years, a new government report said Thursday
The suicide rate among preteen and young teen girls spiked dramatically in a disturbing shift that federal health officials say they can't fully explain
A cadet in the Vatican police force was found fatally shot in the head early Monday inside the barracks, in what officials said was an apparent suicide over a breakup with a girlfriend.
Army soldiers committed suicide last year at the highest rate in 26 years, and more than a quarter did so while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan
The number of soldiers who committed suicide increased 15 percent from 2005 to 2006, according to an Army report.
Two men accused of terror attacks in Britain planned to kill themselves in a suicide bombing, sources told CNN Wednesday after police found an apparent suicide note.
A Guantanamo Bay prisoner staged a fake suicide attempt to draw U.S. troops into a room where they were attacked by other prisoners, military leaders at the camp told reporters Friday.
If you're depressed, at least you're not lonely; about 19 million adult Americans suffer from clinical depression, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Can Prozac make you want to die? The idea seems strange, given that the drug and similar antidepressants are supposed to do just the opposite. Yet that is what Kimberly Witczak believes happened to...
Suzanne Gonzales seemed to have everything going for her.
Paxil, a blockbuster antidepressant from British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline, increases the risk of suicide in adults, according to a study by Norwegian researchers
An Internet suicide pact believed planned by an Oregon man for Valentine's Day had sexual overtones and involved computer users in other countries, Klamath County Sheriff Timothy Evinger said Saturday.
Twenty-three terror suspects tried to kill or harm themselves over nine days in 2003 at the prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to officials with the U.S. Southern Command.
"Those of you who knew Bob knew that if something was worth doing, how did he do it? He did it big, didn't he?" Nods of agreement among the hundreds assembled at a memorial service in Shepherd of t...
U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Bill Howell began taking Lariam before going to Iraq in 2003. In March, three weeks after returning home, Howell fatally shot himself in his front yard.
As the body of UK serial killer Harold Shipman, found hanged in his prison cell, was taken away for an autopsy, relatives told of their anger.