Many people still view mental illness sufferers as weak and helpless, that they must be pathetic to succumb to such an illness.
When a friend admits to suicidal thoughts Keola uses the story of his own failed suicide attempts to save his friend’s life.
…when you search Tumblr using terms like “suicide” or “self-harm” it automatically redirects to a screen that asks, “Are you okay?” with resources.
Dr. Margaret Rutherford on knowing when a loved one’s self destruction is too far out of your control.
This is a comment by Tom B on the post “How to Help Someone Who Is Feeling Suicidal”.
This is a comment by Seth Mullins on the post “Stepping Off”.
This is a comment by Deborah on the post “Hip Hop Generation Masculinity: The Story of Tupac, Biggie and Me”.
This is a comment by W.R.R. on the post “Why Forgiving Others Makes Life Better For You”. Trigger warning: contains references to child sexual abuse and rape.
This is a comment by John D on the post “What Makes White, Middle Class Men Kill?”