Surprised? Young Teens Who Are Bullied From Harlem To Harare Are More Likely To Attempt Suicide

The scope of bullying has increased tremendously with the inception of the internet and social media. In a new study, researchers have found that taunts and teases can have lasting impacts on young teens. Continue Reading →

In The Wake Of Young Woman’s Suicide Uptown, Alcántara And Others Support “Life is Precious”

Upper Manhattan is the epicenter of this epidemic…

State Senator Marisol Alcántara together with State Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, mental health advocates, and members of the school community, unveiled $400,000 in state funding for a “Life is Precious” suicide prevention program that is focused on young Latinas. Continue Reading →

Uptown Jazz Singer Who Jumped Off GWB Had ‘Lifelong Struggle’

The mother of Lael Feldman — a 24-year-old singer who disappeared from Clinton Hill and was found dead Monday in waters near Inwood Hill Parktold Patch that her daughter was an “amazing person” who had a “lifelong struggle with life,” and a debilitating eating disorder. Continue Reading →

Harlem, NY Judge Died By Suicide In Drowning

The New York City medical examiner has concluded that a prominent judge found in the Hudson River died by suicide in a drowning. Continue Reading →