Posts Tagged ‘suicide’
About Depression in Men
Depression is a mental illness that can affect men of all ages and backgrounds. It is very common, around one in eight American men experience depression at some stage in their lives. When men have depression, it is much more than a temporary bad mood that lasts a few days. Rather, depression is a long-term condition…Read More
Warning Signs of Suicide
Almost everyone who is thinking about suicide will usually give warnings or signs to people around them. The best way to prevent suicide is to recognize these warning signs, take them seriously and act on them. A person might show they are considering suicide in how they feel, talk and behave. How they feel and…Read More
Youth Mental Health Issues
Mental health disorders that emerge during the formative years of childhood can have a lasting impact on the health and well-being of the individual and on the lives of those around them. Unlike many other health conditions, the experience of a mental health disorder is unique to the individual, meaning that the impact of the…Read More
Youth Suicide Warning Signs
It’s quite common for young people to feel strong emotions while going through the ups and downs of adolescence. But for some young people, the downs can be so intense and extreme that they think about taking their own life. So how do you figure out what’s within a ‘normal range’ and when you should…Read More
What is Suicide Bereavement?
Suicide Bereavement is the deep sadness and mourning that often occurs after the loss of a loved one to suicide. Grief is a normal response to losing someone important to us, while when someone dies by suicide we may experience many complex thoughts, behaviors, and feelings. While many of these relate to the person no…Read More
Thinking about Suicide
Thinking about suicide does not make you weak or bad. There are people you can turn to for help. What does it mean to be suicidal? Feeling suicidal? You are not alone … On average, one person dies by suicide every seven hours in the state. In 2017 in Georgia 1,317 people died by suicide.…Read More
Getting Help for Suicide – What Young People Say?
Young people, who had thought about, attempted or planned suicide told what advice they would like to give others and how they got help. To deal with how they feeling, only 1 in 5 young people had ever received any help. Why didn’t they ask for help? Stigma “If I talk to someone they will find…Read More