suicide

Suicide (“to kill oneself”) is the act of intentionally causing one’s own death. Suicide is often committed out of despair, the cause of which is frequently attributed to a mental disorder such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, alcoholism, or drug abuse.[1] Stress factors such as financial difficulties or troubles with interpersonal relationships often play a role. – Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide


The bridge between suicide and life

For many years Sergeant Kevin Briggs had a dark, unusual, at times strangely rewarding job: He patrolled the southern end of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, a popular site for suicide attempts. In a sobering, deeply personal talk Briggs shares stories from those he’s spoken — and listened — to standing on the edge of life. He gives a powerful piece of advice to those with loved ones who might be contemplating suicide.


Parents with Depression

The one thing that has kept me alive over all my years of suffering has been my children. No matter how deep the pain; no matter how much I hated myself; no matter how resentful and angry I was; and no matter how little I thought of myself as a […]