Suicide is on the rise, especially among young people. Tonic dug deeper than the statistics to find out why.
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?
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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.
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.
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 when it comes to suicide risk.
After Leaving Thousands in Agony, the CDC Is Finally Clarifying Its Painkiller Restrictions
The agency is addressing the widespread suffering caused by the crackdown on opioids—the result of predictable misapplication of its guidelines.
The Prodigy's Keith Flint Has Died at 49
The musician was found at his home on Monday morning.
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Court Upholds Conviction of Woman Who Told Boyfriend to Kill Himself
A Massachusetts court has upheld Michelle Carter's conviction of involuntary manslaughter and coinciding 15-month jail sentence based on texts in which she coaxed her boyfriend to take his life.
On Friends Who Want to Die
I was struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts. Turns out the best person to talk to was someone who was coping with the same things.
The Curious Relationship Between Altitude and Suicide Risk
Americans who live in higher-altitude counties are at a higher risk for suicide. Here are a few things that might help explain the correlation.
College Students Aren't Always Given Medical Privacy
What you say in therapy can get passed to parents, college administrators, and even job prospects.
The HIV-Positive Inmate Who Spent a Year in Solitary for Having Consensual Sex
John Dorn's case stands to change wider prison policy around HIV criminalization.
7 Abuse Victims in the UK Died By Suspected Suicide in the Last 5 Years
An exclusive Broadly investigation reveals that multiple victims of abuse across the UK have died by suspected suicide—even after speaking with police.