Trigger warning: As the title says, I will be talking about death by suicide. Please consider skipping this post if it could be triggering for you. I was recently reading the book Suicidal: Why We Kill Ourselves, and it included excerpts from the diary of a teenage girl who completed suicide. The diary was kept … Continue reading Privacy and Completed Suicide – Does It Matter?
Stigma can be found in many places, even places where we might like to think it shouldn't be. One such place where I have found it is in government legislation, hence the title of this post, legislated stigma. Mandatory reporting of hospitalized nurses As a registered nurse, my professional license is through the College of … Continue reading Legislated stigma