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Suicide, Why?... Really, why?

A quick query on the internet yielded 300 celebrities or notables that have taken their own lives in the last 70 plus years. This does not include the drug overdoses that have taken at least a hundred celebs over this same time period. 412 more words

Drug related deaths: The media puts its blinkers on

Last week, comedian Robin Williams committed suicide. Six months ago, acclaimed actor Phillip Seymour Hoffmann died of a drug overdose.

Both men were award-winning performers. Respected for their craft, loved for their entertainment and celebrated for their success. 319 more words

NH Governor Declares Emergency After Synthetic Drug Overdoses

CONCORD, N.H. (CBS) — The state of New Hampshire has declared a state of emergency following a sudden spike in overdoses from people ingesting a synthetic drug called “Smacked.” … 263 more words


34 Overdoses In 24 Hours In Manchester, NH

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — City officials in Manchester say three stores have been shut down for selling a synthetic drug called spice that is suspected of causing a spate of overdoses. 118 more words


...And That's the Three...

They say trouble comes in threes. This year, ‘trouble’, for want of a better word, has robbed us of three very different, but much-loved acting talents. 396 more words

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Rhode Island sees a spike in drug overdose deaths

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Department of Health says there has been a spike in the number of drug overdose deaths.

The department reported Friday that there were 17 apparent accidental drug overdose deaths from July through the first week of August. 88 more words