Remember in September – Daily Post #14 for National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

A permanent solution to a temporary problem. When faced with a problem that feels anything but temporary, we lost some wonderful souls.

My Loud Whispers of Hope

“Mental illness, the stigma of mental illness  and the stigma associated with suicide is a thorny subject. 

We must change the conversations and dialog about mental illness and suicide from an ugly thorn bush into a beautiful bouquet of red roses, symbolizing the love we have for each other now and forever.”  ~Sue Walz


Hope & Harmony Headlines: Suicide Prevention – 

There Is Always Hope For Recovery

September 7, 2017

A Serious Subject

National Suicide Prevention month in September has special significance for the bipolar community. Researchers say that patients with bipolar have a suicide risk approximately 20 to 30 times higher than the general population.

In a 2015 paper, a task force of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders reported that one in four people with bipolar attempt suicide—a figure that doesn’t take into account how many think about it at some point.

Suicide prevention advocates have a tagline:

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