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September is Suicide Awareness Month

This is a paper I’m writing for my English class. This is the first draft. It will get better. And it’s very personal.


Most high school seniors go off to college with smiles on their faces, parties to be had, drugs to be done and fake IDs to carry. 1,415 more words


Remembering the past and preventing the future: World Suicide Prevention Day 2014

by Bess Pearson

Staff Writer

According to Suicide Awareness Voices of Education, (SAVE), suicide ranks as the tenth leading cause of deaths for Americans, taking nearly 400,000 lives each year. 325 more words


Our effectiveness in preventing suicide ultimately depends on more fully understanding how and why suicide occurs.


What we know about the causes of suicide lags far behind our knowledge of many other life-threatening illnesses and conditions. 57 more words

Suicide Awareness

Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month. I just wanted to share this video of a Sailor’s suicide survival story.

Learn more about suicide and it’s signs at the… 87 more words

Time won't fly it's like I'm paralyzed by it. I'd like to be my old self again but I'm still trying to find it.

Sweet brother,

There are so many points in my life that I play over and over again, willing them to change as if a do-over button exists in life and changing them in my memory will change them from this point forward. 522 more words

Darkness upon us

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Glenn Spillman and 2 years ago I was diagnosed with Bipolar and depression. I have written 2 books, one about my life, the ups and downs and dealing with the dozen times that I have tried killing myself. 199 more words


Suicide is Not Just a Depression Problem

Inspired by the Huffington Post article, Suicide Awareness: Not Just a Depression Problem.

As the years go by I become more and more outraged at the disproportionate attention each mental disorder is given in the media. 560 more words

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