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Another Suicide

Posted by cyndyadeniyi@gmail.com on June 5, 2018 at 3:40 PM

Once again the headlines are filled with the announcement of a celebrity suicide. Today's announcement featured fashion designer and business woman, Kate Spade. Again the question must be asked. How can we prevent suicide. Let's keep this real easy.

If you are feeling suicidal there is help. Call 1-800-273-8255 ASAP. Its that simple.

If you believe someone else is struggling with thoughts of suicide, push aside your fears about offending them or giving them the suggestion and just get some help. That can be through talking with the person directly, a teacher, a parent, a spouse, an adult child, an employer, a counselor, in fact getting support from anyone could be the trick. Tell the person you care about them and show them your concern by your reaction. Don't forget them. Don't say you will pray and let it slip.

Let's get a hold of this. Suicide is a preventable. Let's prevent it.

Categories: Depression, Mental Health

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