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What happens when society 'projects' disability is an awful way to live...

Fascinating and yet a tad disturbing study on ‘disabled suicide’ suggests although disability is a contributing factor to depression and isolation, suicide may have more to do with cultural impressions then living a disabled life. 35 more words

Victoria Kaloss

Guest Post || Coming Out

This week’s guest post comes from a longtime friend, whom I met while doing a summer musical back in 2009.

I want to say a few words about her before I share her story. 818 more words

Mental Health

Dissertation on Suicide Stigma by Jean M Buck

The links below will take you to a dissertation on the stigma of suicide written by Jean M Buck in accordance with the requirements for her Master’s degree.  99 more words

Mental Health

Not Alone (YouSpoke.org Show - 03/04/12)

“There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question . 375 more words


Are you having thoughts of suicide?

Recently, I attended a seminar through my work place. I work for a Government organisation and they are always wanting us to ‘brush up’ on one procedure or another so imagine my shock when I discovered the seminar was about suicide awareness. 469 more words

Three Years And More Later...

Raising Suicide Awareness with "Hope"

In the years that followed the death of my son, I have constantly been looking for ways to help other families. This website came from the need to reach out … and, at the same time, it provided me with a method to unscramble the thoughts and feelings whirling around my brain. 371 more words