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Finding Hope: Battling America’s Suicide Crisis

Watch Anderson Cooper’s CNN town hall, “Finding Hope: Battling America’s Suicide Crisis,” an excellent program exploring the risk factors for suicide, ways to reach out for help, and how to aid somebody who may be struggling. 198 more words

Suicide Prevention

Stick Figure

Lines drawn on a white canvas.

The contours amateurish, unknowing —

flimsy, even. The head’s drawn too big,

making the body lopsided.

But it’s not the lack of detail that makes the stick figure appear naked, bereft of depth: 27 more words

Writing

There is no room; For Arm Chair Activism.

Suicide is not your chair to sit on.

In the past month we found ourselves losing two influential artists to our society. Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade. 459 more words

Mental Health

My Honored Position

Beloved,

I know some people don’t want you to tell them when you are on the verge of hurting yourself. Furthermore, apparently someone told you this (and I would like to murder them). 699 more words

Cutting

Euthanasia . . . The Controversy

Written by Pamela K. Orgeron, M.A., Ed.S., BCCC, ACLC, Author

Euthanasia . . . There’s no denying the controversy surrounding the practice of euthanasia. In this article, I will look at the different types of and a brief background of euthanasia. 1,704 more words

Health

Another Birthday With Depression

Another Birthday With Depression

So I survived another birthday; well barely. I’m not gonna lie to you (why start now) but yesterday was harder than I imagined it was going to be. 738 more words

Mental Health

Avoidance - How do we really cope ?

Sometimes avoidance is the only thing we know, and can manage with.

There’s no easy way, to really explain what goes on through our brain, it’s as if we are programmed with certain functions, what we just can’t control in our inner selfs. 463 more words

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