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Emma Lederman has turned to writing as a form of therapy. (WBZ-TV)

Newton Teen Hopes Story Can Help Children With Suicidal Thoughts

Emma Lederman turned to self-harm as a middle school student, but as a teenager she’s turning to writing as a way to help herself, and hopefully others.

03/11/2015

Conrad Roy. (Photo credit: Janice Roy)

Investigators Say Plainville Girl ‘Strongly Influenced’ Teen’s Suicide

The Bristol District Attorney’s office says Michelle Carter did not stop Conrad Roy from killing himself, and texted him to follow through in the minutes before his death.

02/27/2015

Timothy Englehardt (WBZ-TV)

Parents Of Haverhill Man Shot In Florida Seek Answers

Investigators first suspected suicide when Tim Englehardt was shot in the head at a friend’s house.

11/06/2014

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA SALCEDO WITH CARLOS & MELIDA ARREDONDO SEPT 2014 5

Boston Marathon Hero Raises Awareness of Suicide Prevention

September 20, 2014 Today he is known as the man with the cowboy hat who helped save lives at the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Carlos Arredondo is a Boston Marathon hero! But, long before that […]

WBZ-TV–09/19/2014

Justin Fitch (WBZ-TV)

Army Captain Battling Cancer Takes On Veteran Suicides

Army Captain Justin Fitch, who once considered suicide, has made it his new mission to combat veteran suicides.

09/16/2014

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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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Robin Williams’ Death Prompts New Conversation About Depression

A doctor says high profile suicides may lead to a brief increase in the number of suicides but more often encourages people to seek help.

08/13/2014

Actor Robin Williams speaks on July 29, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Actor-Comedian Robin Williams Dead In Apparent Suicide

Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a gleamy-eyed laureate for the Information Age, died Monday in an apparent suicide.

08/11/2014

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I-Team: Mental Health Support Lacking In Many Local Schools

The I-Team found some Massachusetts school districts falling well below standards when it comes to one measure of mental health services for students.

06/12/2014

John Burbine. (WBZ-TV)

Wakefield Sex Offender Who Offered Castration For Sentence Deal Dies In Hospital

John Burbine was charged with sexually abusing children in a Wakefield day care.

03/07/2014

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