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Crisis Intervention: Suicide

“On a worldwide basis, about one million people kill themselves each year, which is the equivalent of one person every 40 seconds.”  (James & Gilliland, 2013) This growing epidemic is defined by The American Psychological Association (2015) as the act of killing yourself, most often as a result of depression or mental illness.  1,007 more words

Criminal Justice

Culture of Death: Healthy woman commits suicide because she doesn’t want to become a “burden”

Daily Mail: A healthy former nurse chose to end her life at a Swiss suicide clinic because she did not want to become a burden on her family or the NHS… 702 more words

Culture War

Tools For Practice Tuesday: Responding to Multiple Suicide Losses for Youth

This week I am excited to share this detailed report entitled  “Exploring the Community Response to Multiple Deaths of Young People”.  The content of this report is wonderful; describing the need and how a whole community can respond. 227 more words

Social Work

Release Day: Where I Watch You and Not After Everything in 3 Gifs

Here it is! Happy release day for From Where I Watch You, summed up in 3 Gifs!

From Where I Watch You is available NOW! 318 more words

3 Gifs

Authors Pity Me

I’m sad
I’m so sad

If Bukowski saw, would he spit out every bottle of beer he drank out of sorrow,

Would Kafka tear up every letter he wrote to Felice with sincere longing, 54 more words

Poem

Hymns of New York: Martin Rev of Suicide interviewed

Note: I originally conducted this interview for the Stool Pigeon magazine, and was published on their website in 2012. Since that doesn’t seem to be currently accessible I thought I’d reprint it here. 3,121 more words

Music

Parent Responses To Teen Suicide Attempt?


Hi everyone, I attempted suicide when I was a teenager. The hospital required me to see a child psychologist in an outpatient appointment. My Mum drove me to the appointment, and in the carpark told me not to say anything about what happens at home, or the fact that I used to cut myself, on the basis that the psychologist will only want to blow things out of proportion and will be out to ruin my father s career; and that we will be put into care i.e. 19 more words