Guest Blog

Let's Talk About Preventing Suicide

When it comes to suicide prevention, I think, because this topic is so stigmatized, that many people think "this isn't going to happen to me" or that their friends and family aren't affected, but I'm sure that's really not true. How likely is it someone will confront someone with suicidal thoughts? 

It's so true that many people think suicide or thoughts of suicide is something that happens to "other people." That's what I thought before life taught me that simply isn't true. Suicide is not a mental illness; it's a mental health issue. There's a difference...