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Goodbyes are hard. Goodbyes after a loss by suicide? Even harder. How can you say, “Goodbye” to someone that you never wanted to let go of? Goodbyes occur at the end of something. A conversation, a relationship, a season of our life. There is a story behind the goodbye; a reason why we are saying …
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People tell me that I am brave. I’m really not. They tell me that it takes courage to share my story, my loss with others. I don’t know. For me, there is no other way to wear this new aspect of self that is forever ingrained in me. I am a survivor of suicide loss. I didn’t ask for any of this and in truth, I would go back in an instant to the me that I was before: before my father’s suicide, before I became a survivor, before life as I knew it was forever altered. But I can’t.
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As the Panthers and Broncos faced off in the third quarter of the Super Bowl, wide receiver Philly Brown suffered a possible concussion—and to the disappointment of Panthers fans, he never returned to the game. But for good reason: concussions are now known to be much more serious injuries than once thought. And the danger may not be limited to the immediate repercussions. Researchers have already linked more severe traumatic brain injury to later suicide—particularly in military veterans and professional athletes—and have more recently explored the connection between concussion and depression….
After highly-publicized suicides, it’s common for those who haven’t been touched by a loss to make misinformed statements. Here are 5 myths about suicide.
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Eight states require schools to have suicide-prevention policies. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention wants Indiana to be the ninth.