suicide

Suicide is on the rise, especially among young people. Tonic dug deeper than the statistics to find out why.

mental health

My Painful Attempt at Treating My Depression Through Online Therapy

I was drowning in my hectic schedule, and online therapy just felt like one more thing to do.
Graham Isador
a day ago
Epstein

New Accuser Says Epstein Raped Her After She Told Him She Was a Virgin

Three new accusers have sued Epstein's estate alleging that he abused them with sex toys and forced them to engage in other sex acts.
Emma Ockerman
2 days ago
Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein Died by Suicide at His Manhattan Jail, Reports Say

The wealthy financier was being held without bail in Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correctional Center on charges of sex trafficking.
Emma Ockerman
8.10.19
mind

The Chilling Mystery of High-Altitude Suicides

U.S. counties above 4,000 feet have twice the suicides as counties at 2,000 feet. Is it because there's less oxygen in the air, or is something else going on?
Shayla Love
6.25.19
mind

I Lost My Own Therapist to Suicide

It’s been about a year since Mark’s death. In that time, my perspective on empathy has changed dramatically.
Court Stroud
5.29.19
Policing

Sandra Bland Recorded Her Traffic Stop. Now the Footage Is Out.

Bland was jailed after an encounter with a Texas cop over a minor traffic violation. Three days later she was found hanged in her cell.
Emma Ockerman
5.8.19
mental health

How Do You Help an Online Friend Who Seems Depressed?

When you barely know someone, it's hard to tell what’s a mental health crisis and what’s just run-of-the-mill venting.
Emily Cassel
5.6.19
mind

Is '13 Reasons Why' Really as Dangerous as People Say? It's Complicated

Two recent studies suggest the Netflix show can be both harmful and beneficial.
Kasandra Brabaw
5.6.19
News

University of Toronto Students Hold Protest After Third Reported Suicide

Students say a new mental health initiative has led to a “toxic campus environment.”
Denio Lourenco
3.19.19
mental health

Students Hung Dummies Off Westminster Bridge to Highlight the UK's Ongoing Mental Health Crisis

All 20 of the students involved had either attempted or considered suicide before the age of 18.
Ben Charlie Smoke
1.14.19
cults

Visiting Jonestown: Site of the Largest Murder-Suicide in Modern History

The cult compound where 918 people ended their lives is today in ruins.
Julie Fenwick
9.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Uncover Disturbing Story Behind Woman's Bizarre Doorbell Video

The mysterious video captured the woman in what appears to be wrist restraints ringing doorbells in the neighbourhood in the middle of the night.
Drew Schwartz
8.30.18
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