a woman sits against a wall with her head in her hand as she considers the suicide contagion

Suicide Contagion

Fashion designer Kate Spade killed herself on June 5th and chef Anthony Bourdain did the same thing a few days later. We know that suicide is not like a biological virus that you can catch. However, is suicide contagious if we hear of someone else’s suicide? Reports have shown that suicide has a tendency to…

Suicide and Addiction

Suicide and Addiction

Suicide can play a big factor in how bad your addiction has gotten. According to the Centers for Disease Control, addicts are six times more likely to end their lives and the National Alliance on Mental Illness says that one in three people who are under the influence of opioids or alcohol or more likely…

Incorrect Beliefs About Suicide

Incorrect Beliefs About Suicide

Suicide is a very sensitive subject that is hard to talk about. People think that it is best not to talk about it because they may find it inappropriate or afraid of what can come at the end of the conversation. It is important these talks occur so that people understand the true nature of…