Suicide Cleanup Blog

February 22, 2023
Life at the Collyer Mansion

Life at the Collyer Brothers’ Mansion

Langley Wakeman Collyer and Homer Lusk Collyer were known as the infamous Collyer Brothers to the Harlem community. They may be America’s earliest example of a […]
February 14, 2023

Dreading Valentine’s Day? You’re Not Alone

Valentine’s Day is known as a day of celebrating love and the human connection between partners. As a vast majority (54%) celebrate the holiday and even […]
February 13, 2023
How Suicide Affects Family And Friends

How Suicide Affects Family and Friends

Suicide affects friends and family deeply. In fact, it is considered one of the most traumatic, life-changing events. Family and friends are left to face the […]
October 19, 2022
The Heaven's Gate Suicide

Heaven’s Gate: The Mass Suicide That Shocked the Nation

The religious group Heaven’s Gate catapulted into 90’s fame when national media went into a frenzy over the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department discovery of 39 […]
October 12, 2022
What To Do If Your Child is Suicidal

What To Do When Your Child Is Suicidal

Recently, suicide in children and teens has become a global public health concern. The reasons vary across different cases, and it’s challenging to pinpoint the exact cause […]
September 29, 2022

New Statistics Show Men Commit Suicide 4x More Than Women

Men are more likely to commit suicide than women, though clinical depression diagnoses occur at a much lower rate. There are various theories as to why […]
September 26, 2022
Mentor High School

Remembering Sladjana Vidovic

As we close on Suicide Awareness Month and move into October, let’s not lose the importance behind the topic by remembering one of the most notable […]
August 8, 2022

Are Murder-Suicides On The Rise?

It’s estimated that murder-suicides make up between 1,000 and 1,500 deaths in the US per year, although the exact number is not known. The issue has been […]
July 29, 2022
Suicide Doors on a 1946 Dodge D24C

How Suicide Doors Got Their Name

Imagine what it would be like to reverse the way you open your car. Instead of opening the rear passenger car door towards the front bumper […]