Sometimes in life, events occur that fracture
the very foundation on which we stand. Our life, as we have known it, is forever
changed and we find ourselves in an unexpected struggle, first just to survive
and then to move forward.
The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 1 million people die each year from suicide. What drives so many individuals to take their own lives? To those not in the grips of suicidal depression and despair, it's difficult to understand what drives so many individuals to take their own lives. But a suicidal person is in so much pain that he or she can see no other option.
Click HERE for some Common Misconceptions about Suicide, Warning Signs, Suicide Prevention Tips and Risk Factors of Suicide.
Click HERE for Additional Risk Factors and Warning Signs.
If you have lost someone to suicide. Click
HERE to find some information that
may help you deal with your loss.