Battling an All Ending Monster

excellent article by my good friend Patty


*warning, this post may contain triggers*

Statistics show that suicide rates are highest in spring.

There is a monster that let all other monsters look like purring kittens. It’s the monster called Suicide…

‘Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one’s own death. Suicide is often committed out of despair.’

Suicide Facts

An average of one person dies by suicide every 16.2 minutes

Many who attempt suicide never seek professional care.

For young people 15-24 years old, suicide is the third leading cause of death.

Substance abuse is a risk factor for suicide.

The strongest risk factor for suicide is depression.

Suicide can be prevented through education and public awareness.

Are you battling this monster? Do you have suicidal thoughts? Do you think no one cares?


Suicide is never the answer

Getting help is the answer

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255


Suicide doesn’t end pain…

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Dutch, Pothead, Married since 1999, once homeless officially homed since uh...I guess somewhere around 2006. Music lover (anything but techno) Animal friend (in general, dogs and cats more specific, wolves rule though), Happy (most of the time) Pacifist, optimist but also sarcastic, cynical and philosopher (big word, if I find a better one....) oh... Gamer, PC freak, Software junky, bottom level hacker (lol i can "hack" some of my games but t.b.h others did the work, I just apply their knowledge) all around "can you fix my pc Martin" guy did I mentioned married?

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