Suicide Cleanup Blog

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 […]
July 13, 2022

The New 988 Hotline Unlikely to Help High Suicide Risk States

Are suicide hotlines helpful? Despite efforts to understand and reduce the underlying factors involved, suicidal death continues to increase in America as of 2022. The National […]
May 31, 2022
Heaven's Gate Mansion

Inside the Heaven’s Gate Mansion: Who Were the Victims?

April 19, 2022

When Do You Take Suicide Threats Seriously?

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the period between 1999 and 2017 saw a 33% increase in deaths associated with suicide. Has your loved […]