have you ever thought about killing yourself? i have. for many, many years i thought that was totally normal. it wasn’t until my life got much better that i noticed the absence of this soothing thought: to just disappear myself Read More
in preparation for world suicide prevention today, i listened to some tweets. and then I listened to my heart’s response and wrote it down: spread the word, save lives, get people talking! yes, let’s TALK about it! who can YOU Read More
the following is a press release from vancouver’s north shore schizophrenia society. since no-one seems to have picked it up yet, i’m publishing it here. it addresses the important question of when involuntary admission for serious mental illness is applicable, Read More
in my long-suffering attempts to organize my internet life better, i’m going to see what it’s like if i post the occasional link article. so here’s a stroll through the links open on august 1, with the first paragraph of Read More
researching suicide, 1st person singular: mental health visions # 9 david webb from qldalliance on Vimeo.
military mental health: sign of strength from militaryhealth on vimeo. it’s a sign of strength to seek help. for an anonymous mental health or alcohol assessment try www.militarymentalhealth.org.
you don’t have to spend a lot of time leafing through therese borchard’s beyond blue: surviving depression and anxiety and making the most of bad genes to find some mention of suicide. here, for example i understand why people who haven’t Read More
i’m sitting here checking my email after a lovely weekend away. my daughter is doing the dishes to hedley’s “for the nights i can’t remember”. my husband is exercising on the Wii. and i just opened an email from an Read More