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originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: GuidedKill
I don't think will work because I don't think in every case, or maybe even in most cases, people who suicide really want to do it.
originally posted by: Bluntone22
Just after two celebrity suicides in a week, one a chef, one a fashion designer, we now find that suicide is number 10 on the killer list.
"CDC: Suicides increased by more than 30 percent since 1999 in half the states"
I found this clip interesting.
"Opioids were present in 31 percent of those who died by suicide. While Stone acknowledged that a person’s intentions are not always clear when drugs are present, these were deemed to be suicides by self-inflicted poisoning."
I have argued for a long time that the increase in school shootings is a result of increased mental disease. Not a gun issue.
Self harm is way up over the same time period so it's hard to believe there is no connection.
Why such a change?
When I've looked at stat's though the UK and EU isn't vastly different in suicide rates, slightly lower yes, but not massively.
originally posted by: DieGloke
Very little holiday with some people having to work 2 or 3 jobs just to scrape by? Humans where not built for that sort of stress long term and many will burn out phycialy and mentally.
originally posted by: NerdGoddess
My mind is racing too much to have much more to say at this moment but I do want to say something.
I used to be very happy, and confident, and strong. I don't know what happened but I lost those traits and I'm fighting my damndest to regain them.
I'm sorry that so many of us are suffering, and if you're miserable just know that you're not alone. I know that doesn't change your individual situation, but you are not the only one in pain. You can fight it. You can get your life back, it is not easy by any means for the average bear but it's possible.
I don't know what the answer is. I just know that I want the best for myself and everyone else who hasn't found their best yet.
Goes to show it doesn't matter how much money or material items you have either.
Thinking of everyone. Ride it out with me, let's do this together. Even if you don't think anyone cares about you the way you want them too- you're likely wrong. I've never met someone that didn't even have a single person who cared about their life and what became of them.
Let's make life our bitch, not the other way around.