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Suicide by Cop (2014)

Suicide by Cop (2014) (PDF)
Source: American Association of Suicidology

Facts:

  • Often occurs because the individual has the intent to die, but doesn’t want to kill him/herself.
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Mental Health And Substance Abuse

AAS Childhood Sexual Abuse and Suicide 2014

AAS Childhood Sexual Abuse and Suicide 2014 (PDF)
Source: American Association of Suicidology

Among those sexually abused as children, odds of suicide attempts were 2-4 times higher among women and 4-11 times higher in men compared to those not abused and controlling for other adversities.

Children And Families

Fact Sheet: Depression and Suicide Risk (2014)

Fact Sheet: Depression and Suicide Risk (2014)
Source: American Association of Suicidology

Relationship Between Depression & Suicide:

1. Depression is the psychiatric diagnosis most commonly associated with suicide.

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Mental Health And Substance Abuse

Daring to be vulnerable: Sharing My Story

Dave and I have been doing better.  Dave’s been working on finishing a post for my blog. I asked him about authoring a post when I first set my blog up.   642 more words

Therapy

BREAKING #SUICIDE NEWS

Just got word from Twitter that the American Association of Suicidology just approved, unanimously, a new division for suicide attempt survivors and people with lived experiences. 43 more words

Suicidality

Why “Jumpers” is the Wrong Word

I just returned from a whistle-stop speaking tour in New Zealand and Australia. While it was only a brief week-long trip, I brought back so many amazing memories of the people and places. 1,025 more words

Peers & Recovery