Talking About Suicide

Because it's not a taboo

Day: October 23, 2011

The theory

This blog came about because I have a theory, and I’d like to know if the thinking is right or wrong. I worry that some people, young and old, are going into suicide attempts with serious misconceptions. Maybe they’ve been influenced by romanticized images in films, books or elsewhere and assume that killing themselves will […]

Welcome

Thanks for stopping by. I’m a journalist and a survivor of suicide attempts, and I’ve decided that it might be healthier to relax and talk openly instead of trying to hide it and feeling ashamed.  Suicide happens quite often. There are more deaths by suicide than by homicide in the United States. But it’s an […]