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We can all help prevent suicides

Posted on November 3, 2015 by

Having lost two people I know in the past two weeks to suicide, I found it particularly well-timed that this article from Upworthy flew past my news feed:

9 risk factors for suicide and 1 important question you can ask to hopefully know for sure

There is no such thing as a simple suicide that does not affect anyone, they all resonate outward and impact other people.

And suicide is a permanent solution to what is far too often only a temporary problem.

It is incumbent upon all of us to be aware of our family and friends – particularly those who are experiencing difficulties, provide them with support, and be willing to listen and help them.