Suicide

Suicide Conference Open To All

Courtesy of Kitsap Sun - My son Shon died by suicide in 2009. Since then I started a group that meets once a month at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, named Survivors of Suicide. View Full Article>

Suicide Conference Open To All2019-12-03T16:27:51-08:00

The Tragedy of Suicide, Part Three. Chronic Pain Sufferers Also Contemplate Suicide As a Last Resort

Courtesy of Kitsap News Group - When Marty Mioni’s horrific back pain from a litany of ruptured discs and surgeries has subsided enough, the 63-year-old woman is able to care for her husband — nearly bedridden with Stage 5 renal disease — in their Port Orchard home. But Mioni herself is nearly confined to a bed with wracking, chronic pain tempered over the years by a regulated dose of prescribed [...]

The Tragedy of Suicide, Part Three. Chronic Pain Sufferers Also Contemplate Suicide As a Last Resort2019-10-31T15:24:28-07:00

The Tragedy of Suicide Part One. Regardless of Fame, Fortune or Locale, Suicide Rates Are Rising

Courtesy of Kitsap News Group - It’s a common refrain after news breaks about another celebrity suicide: “How could this person, with so much to live for, have nothing to live for? That’s the mystifying question puzzling so many when, in about a week’s time, two globally known, strong-willed and well-liked individuals — chef and television storyteller/traveling raconteur Anthony Bourdain and women’s handbag maven and businesswoman Kate Spade — were [...]

The Tragedy of Suicide Part One. Regardless of Fame, Fortune or Locale, Suicide Rates Are Rising2019-10-31T15:26:31-07:00

The Tragedy of Suicide Part Two. You Can Spot a Troubled Friend’s Red Flags of Warning

Courtesy of Kitsap News Group - The recent deaths of renowned chef and television storyteller Anthony Bourdain and women’s fashion accessories designer and businesswoman Kate Spade have given rise once again in American culture to the specter of suicide. The overriding question remains: what caused these celebrities, people admired for their talents, fame and fortune, to take their own lives? Read Full Article>

The Tragedy of Suicide Part Two. You Can Spot a Troubled Friend’s Red Flags of Warning2019-10-31T15:27:08-07:00

Ask, Listen and Act To Prevent Suicide Among Your Family or Friends – Kelly Schwab, Your Turn

Courtesy of Kitsap Sun - Anthony Bourdain was always so affable and engaged in life. He seemed like someone I would want for a friend. His death from suicide was tragic but perhaps not entirely a surprise, considering his lifelong depression. I was surprised by the number of callers to the Crisis Clinic of the Peninsulas upset by his death. He seems to have resonated with so many more people [...]

Ask, Listen and Act To Prevent Suicide Among Your Family or Friends – Kelly Schwab, Your Turn2019-10-31T15:27:57-07:00
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