Is Death With Dignity The Same As Suicide?

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A therapist and family caregiver ponders the implications of being able to choose the manner of our life, and death.

A Terminally Ill Brittany Maynard Chooses to Die With Dignity

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Dying with dignity is a universal human right and choice. At age 29, Brittany Maynard chose to exercise that right and have a good peaceful death.

Bug vs Door

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Doc Luben performs a stunning spoken word poem about a moment of insight into the male experience.

Playing the Blame Game with Victims

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Shawn Henfling observes the “Blame Game” that society attaches to victims and asks us all look to our ourselves for empathy.

The Culture of Shame: Men, Love, and Emotional Self-Amputation

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Mark Greene talks about the ways in which shame kills men’s courage for living and loving.

Dog Saves Suicidal Veteran

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After watching this dog save a suicidal veteran, Louise Thayer shares her experience with PTSD, veterans, and service animals.

Unholy Confession: My Split-Personality Disorder

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Andrew Lawes has tried to live in this world for 29 years. His only hope of survival is to show you his world and hope you accept him in yours.

WHO Suicide Report Shows We Must Stop Seeing Depression as a Disorder of Developed World

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Suicide is a global problem as new WHO figures show, and depression is never far away.

Robin Williams and the Beauty of Everyday Life

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Adrian Millar reflects on Robin Williams as a symbol of our own unavoidable vulnerability.

WHO Report Maps Global Suicide Problem for the First Time

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One person takes their own life every 40 seconds, equating to 803,900 deaths across the world every year.

One Suicide every 40 Seconds: Why are we Killing Ourselves?

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We kill ourselves while under the delusion that the world will be better off without us. That is completely false!

I Don’t Judge Robin Williams, Because I’ve Been to the Brink, Too

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“The rational side of you is fully aware you’re not alone in this; the heart and the depression tell you’re the most isolated and worthless person on earth.”

If Robin Williams Was Your Dad: A True Story

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Amy Scher’s father chose to end his own life. She’s proud of him, and she never judged his decision.

6 Ways To Have A Better Conversation About Mental Illness

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How we can learn from Henry Rollins’ mistakes.

Henry Rollins Shows Us How to Apologize Like Men

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Henry Rollins said the wrong things about Robin Williams’ suicide. Then, he chose to make things right.

The Reality Of Suicide: We Must All Take Responsibility for Change

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The difference between cancer and depression is that cancer attacks the physical self, whereas depression decimates the mind and soul. Sadly, the way society supports people with the ‘invisible illness’ is the opposite to those with the visibly-apparent diagnosis, and is why the suicide rate is expanding at such an alarming rate.