AFSP statistic: for ever suicide there are 25 suicide attempts
Suicide

No Regrets? Surviving Attempted Suicide

AFSP First off, before we talk about surviving attempted suicide, we'll establish a couple of things: If you're having thoughts of suicide and need to reach out, there's a list of crisis resources here.No need to worry about me; I'm not currently suicidal. Regretting attempts I recently saw a post by Elizabeth of Life. Love. Bipolar.… Continue reading No Regrets? Surviving Attempted Suicide

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Emerging Blogger Series, Mental Health, Suicide

Emerging Blogger Series: Megan – Be Alright

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by Megan of… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Megan – Be Alright

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Suicide

What if a Stranger Tells You They’re Suicidal?

AFSP I was reading an article on Medium recently entitled Please Don't Email Me About Suicide.  The author was saying that when she has written before about suicide, she got emails from readers who were suicidal.  I agreed with some, but not all, of what she said, so I thought I would unpack it a… Continue reading What if a Stranger Tells You They’re Suicidal?

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Mental Health, Suicide

In Times of Life or Death: Facing Suicide

Ian Espinosa on Unsplash As some of you are likely already aware. one of our fellow members of the mental health blogging community attempted suicide earlier today, and posted a suicide note on her blog.  I choose not to link to her blog here because for those of you who aren't already familiar with her… Continue reading In Times of Life or Death: Facing Suicide