Suicide Sunday…

By Ti Mahoney Blair

It’s a lovely Sunday morning. I’m PMS’ed, pissy, lack energy, wobbly and feel like my legs are going to buckle out from under me, unmotivated, uninspired, cranky, sluggish and frankly annoyed.  This is good news. I’m having feelings.

The subject of suicide has come up on Facebook.  And it’s just fascinating and gross to watch how society recoils at the mention of it. Suicide.  Those posts are obviously akin to a societal leper.  Nobody wants to touch them. There’s only a select few of us who have either been affected by suicide with family and friends, or who have thought about, attempted it, wanted it ourselves.

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The People Who Save Lives At Safe Call Now… Nick Voth

By Safe Call Now Admin

At Safe Call Now we are so grateful for the men and women who volunteer their time to serve all first responders, retirees and their family members nationwide in their times of need.  You will never know who they are or what they look like and probably don’t care at 2:00 am because you just need help.  Our Peer Advocates are so dedicated to guiding you through your time of crisis that we wanted to take this opportunity to introduce them to you. They really are special individuals.

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6 Reasons… Is Suicide A Routine?

By William Corporal William Young

I used to work with a gentleman that lived on a small acreage about 40 minutes outside of town with his wife and young daughter.  It was a beautiful place.  He would always talk about how much work he had done to his house.  He would talk about the new tile in the shower and how he had refinished all the wood work.  He would talk about how much he enjoyed mowing his grass and how someday he was going to restore an old Massey-Fergusson and ride it in the 4th of July parade.  He would talk about how much he loved his little girl.  He would talk about how much he looked forward to seeing her chubby little face every day. Continue reading “6 Reasons… Is Suicide A Routine?”