When life is on the line, compassion matters


Few words in the English language elicit a response like the word suicide.
Despite its prevalence, and how it uproots lives in such a dramatic way, suicide is rarely discussed in social settings, and even less so publicly.
Many families who’ve seen loved ones take their own lives suffer in silence because they share guilt about the act and worry about the stigma it can bring.
The mental disorder that leads to suicide is a burden so heavy that even the act of getting out of bed becomes a challeng...

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