Gary Taylor, president and owner of MJJcommunity.com, said he understood the tragedies had mostly taken place outside of the UK but he believed one may have been British.
"I know there has been an increase, I now believe the figure is 12. I believe there may have been one Briton who has taken their life," he said.
"It is a serious situation that these people are going through but Michael Jackson would never want this. He would want them to live."
Jesse Jackson, a friend of the singer, has recorded a YouTube film on the site urging fans not to "self destruct".
Comment: flabbergasted (a word my Father would have used)