Talking About Suicide

Because it's not a taboo

Day: February 24, 2012

Attempters’ support groups: Where are they?

I continue to be surprised by the lack of support groups for suicide attempt survivors out there. In the United States, I know of just two. One is in the Los Angeles area, and one is in the Chicago area. The Suicide Anonymous website lists meetings in New Jersey and Tennessee. Does anyone know of […]

Reading about “Suicide Movies: Social Patterns 1900-2009”

One of these days, the Lincoln Center branch of the New York Public Library will cough up its copy of the new book “Suicide Movies; Social Patterns 1900-2009.” (The library website says it’s in there somewhere.) The book calls itself the first comprehensive analysis of film suicides, more than 1,500 of them from the U.S. […]