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Mercy Killing or Senseless Suicide?
03/10/1998, Dr. Jack Kevorkian helped a rheumatoid arthritis sufferer and a fibromyalgia sufferer end their lives.
Should Doctors Help You Kill Yourself?
I have mixed feelings on this issue. I have worked with many suicidal clients over the years, and I have had a former client commit suicide. I place a high value on life, and I have trouble seeing suicide as a legitimate alternative for most people.
Suicide / Suicidal Behavior
Suicidal behaviors can accompany many emotional disturbances, including depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Suicidal behaviors often occur as a response to situations that seem overwhelming, such as social isolation, death of a loved one, emotional trauma, physical illness, growing old, unemployment or financial problems, guilt, and alcohol or other drug dependence.
How To Help A Suicidal Person
Tips from suicide prevention resources.
Men and Suicide
People who feel suicidal often report a certain kind of tunnel vision, of being unable to see the broader picture and thinking only in terms of black and white.
Risk factors and what to watch out for in teen suicide.
Euthanasia and Disabilities: Who Decides There's No Hope?
Who decides when a life no longer has value? Doctors? Patients? Spouses? Parents? Insurance companies? What if there are differences of opinion?
5 Common Warning Signs of Suicide
Of all the words in our very colorful language which inspire an immediate sense of horror (and there are many), suicide has to be among the top. Just the mention of the word brings gut-wrenching feelings. Suicide is a word charged with difficult emotion and, therefore, a topic of discussion which people avoid at all costs. It is taboo.
Thinking of Suicide? (This Story May Change Your Life)
If you are feeling suicidal now, please stop long enough to read this. It will only take about five minutes. I do not want to talk you out of your bad feelings. I am not a therapist or other mental health professional - only someone who knows what it is like to be in pain, from Metanoia.
CDC: Suicide Prevention
Suicide is a serious public health problem. Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death among Americans. Completed suicides are only part of the problem. More people are hospitalized or treated and released as a result of suicide attempts than are fatally injured. While suicide is often viewed as a response to a single stressful event, it is a far more complicated issue, from CDC.
American Association of Suicidology (AAS)
The goal of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) is to understand and prevent suicide. AAS promotes research, public awareness programs, public education, and training for professionals and volunteers. AAS serves as a national clearinghouse for information on suicide.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to advancing knowledge of suicide and its preventable nature.
Chronology of euthanasia and right-to-die events during the 20th Century and into the millenium, from Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization.