suicide

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

4 days ago

The Man Who Deleted His Past Before He Was Found Dead

In June of 2009, a man calling himself Peter Bergmann was found washed up on an Irish beach. Ten years later, police, journalists and internet sleuths are still trying to work out what happened.

10.9.19

He Was Sentenced to Only Two Days in Jail, a Lawsuit Says. Three Months Later, He Killed Himself in His Cell.

Robert Wayne Johnson's wife is suing a Mississippi county, saying he was held past his release date and not provided with mental healthcare.

10.8.19

How More Than 12 Students at One University Ended Up Dead By Suicide

Why were there so many deaths at Bristol university?

8.21.19

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.

6.25.19

The Chilling Mystery of High-Altitude Suicides

US counties above 4,000 feet have twice as many suicides as counties at 2,000 feet. Is it because there's less oxygen in the air, or is something else going on?

5.30.19

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.

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3.4.19

The Prodigy's Keith Flint Has Died, Aged 49

The musician was found at his home on Monday morning.

1.14.19

Students Hanged 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.

12.27.18

A Priceless Gift: Remember the Samaritans This Holiday Season

The charity is 65 years old and, in an era of mental health crisis, more crucial than ever.

8.30.18

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 her neighborhood in the middle of the night.

8.14.18

Everything We Know About Richard Russell, the Man Who Stole and Crashed a Plane

The 29-year-old rambled about "sweet nothings" and doing "barrel rolls" to air traffic control before crashing the plane into an island in Washington.

8.10.18

The Inmate I Took Under My Wing Didn't Survive Prison

I failed to realise that staying out of trouble is as much about mental health as it is about physical safety.

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