EP. 18: We Discuss Wanting to Die By Suicide (& Other Facts)


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Suicide is tragically common in our society and yet it’s seldom discussed outside of the mental health community. The media will cover high profile suicide, since they draw attention, but they devote little-to-no time to preventive coverage, since it’s not sexy.

Gabe (bipolar) and Michelle (schizophrenic) dive deep into their thoughts about suicide, their suicidal pasts, and what they feel society gets right and wrong when it comes to preventing people from dying by suicide.

[3:00] Why do we not talk about suicide until celebrities take their own lives?

[5:00] Gabe and Michelle's first thoughts of suicide.

[8:30] Why parents need to talk to their children about suicide.

[12:25] How can we lower the suicide rate in America?

[14:30] How can we prevent suicide?

[17:30] Is suicide a selfish act?

[20:00] Signs of suicidal ideation.

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