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.

Sex, Shame and Suicide

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At one point in his life, Bob Schwenkler was almost a dead man. Shame had locked him down and imprisoned him. But he did manage to get free.

Airing My Dirty Laundry – On The Discussion of Mental Health

Talking about mental illness makes people uncomfortable. But Anne Theriault is going to do it anyway.

No One Ever Says ‘If He Loved His Wife, He’d Have Put That Cancer Behind Him’

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“What everyone, including sometimes the sufferer, fails to see is that recovery from mental illness, like cancer, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, or any other illness, is not an issue of willpower.”

No one is Censoring the Media About Suicide, We’re Just Asking for Sensitivity

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Why media coverage of Robin Williams’s death was not only insensitive, but dangerous.

Are Comedians Sad? A Stand-Up Comic’s Response

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As the world struggled to make sense of Robin Williams suicide, a friend asked stand-up comedian Kermet Apio if it’s true that comedians are sad people. This was his answer.