We Must Change the Way We Talk and Report About Suicide

“Died unexpectedly, at the age of 35,” my friend’s obituary began. Reading the whole entry, I might have come to the conclusion that he was an unfortunate victim of a heart attack or early stroke.

However, a text message I received from a mutual friend gave me the full story.

“He committed suicide. Sounds like he was far in debt and super depressed. I still can’t believe it.” Continue reading “We Must Change the Way We Talk and Report About Suicide”