Reflections on losing my brother to marijuana suicide

By BC, University of Texas   If you told me five years ago that my brother would end his life in such a degrading state following marijuana-induced psychosis, I would have called you crazy. Unfortunately, I have lived with this reality every day for the past 5 months. I am a business and pre-medical student at … Continue reading Reflections on losing my brother to marijuana suicide

Talent Riddled with Tragedy: Suicide, Mental Health and Drugs

Anthony Bourdain. Kate Spade. You know their names and you know the unfortunate circumstances surrounding their untimely passing. Bourdain, 61, and Spade, 55, took their lives in suicides by hanging. Their deaths marked an immediate response from mental health advocates while pushing mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety to the forefront of the news … Continue reading Talent Riddled with Tragedy: Suicide, Mental Health and Drugs

High Percentage of Youth Suicides in Colorado involve Marijuana

Statistics and Toxicology Reports Reveal Marijuana – Suicide Link The increasing number of youth suicides seems to be tied to two factors, bullying and marijuana.  Although bullying may be a reason that youth turn to marijuana, in doesn’t resolve the underlying issues making them depressed or upset.  The outcomes for trying to resolve such issues … Continue reading High Percentage of Youth Suicides in Colorado involve Marijuana

The Common Element in These Suicides: Marijuana

The common element in all these suicides or self-inflicted deaths was marijuana.   Marijuana was the factor, not alcohol or other drugs…………in all cases.  (Read Part 1 and Part 2) Marc Bullard, 23      Colorado Brant Clark, 17        Colorado Tron Dohse, 26        Colorado Luke Goodman, 23      Colorado, traveling from Oklahoma Daniel Juarez, 18     Colorado … Continue reading The Common Element in These Suicides: Marijuana