Four simple ways you can prevent suicide

This is just the starter kit. Low-hanging-fruit kind of tips that could prevent a suicide of someone in your family or a friend.

1. Talk

This is #1 in my book. Avoiding the subject does not help us avoid more suicides. It only makes those who experience thoughts of suicide feel more isolated, alone and unable to ask for help when they need it.

You’d be surprised at how many people you know have survived a suicide attempt (called lived experience) or had a loved one very close to them either attempt or die by suicide. Because we don’t talk … Read more...