Mental-health practitioners whose clients kill themselves can face stigma from their colleagues, lawsuits, and a toll on their own psyches—making them less likely to take on suicidal patients who need their help.
Troubled teens are occasionally sent to corrective outdoor programs, where they hike for days or perform manual labor. But some parents are saying the physical exertion verges on abuse.
My father, Terry Anderson, was kidnapped during the Lebanese civil war in the 1980s. Now, history is repeating itself as members of Lebanon’s various sects escalate tit-for-tat abductions.
Americans, Jews, Iranians, Saudis -- a short list of all the people the Lebanese believe have a hand in their nation's problems.
The Taksim protests have brought together middle-class youth with another, longer-simmering conflict in one of Istanbul's Alevi neighborhoods.
"I don't want to get married; I don't want to have children. I'm only doing this for security."