suicide prevention

What it is like to not be involved in risk management, care planning or significant decisions in mental health care

“When assessments, decisions and plans are made without my presence, let alone my input, it isn’t a cause of annoyance or anger but instead the source of complicated hurt, distress, mistrust, hopelessness and destruction of the self.” From the thedoodlechroniclesblog :…
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How do we prevent suicide? We must start with the most painful conversations

“Much of the coverage of Caroline Flack’s death has merely distanced us from the incredibly difficult reality. But we can do better.” Suzanne Moore, writing in The Guardian , says: “This is not a piece about Caroline Flack . We do not need to…
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Teens are increasingly depressed, anxious, and suicidal. How can we help?

This article in Vox magazine has been written by Brian Resnick, albeit mainly within a North American context. It begins: “Here are some numbers we need to reckon with: the number of suicide deaths in people ages 15 to 24, over 36…
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