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
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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
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
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