Category Archives: Desperation

Springtime and the risk of suicide reminder

I first published this blog in June of last year; because we are approaching the three peak months for suicide, I felt that it would be worth publishing it again to raise awareness of that fact. You will see in the … Continue reading

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Springtime and the risk of suicide

I realise that Spring is nearly over, and that suicide attempts will fall, but that does not mean that they will cease.  Suicides take place 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, which is why I feel that everyone … Continue reading

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The Spider and Depression

  Earlier this evening I found a spider in my kitchen sink, so I caught the spider and put it on a bush outside.  The following blog is a very short blog of the thoughts, which that spider prompted. When … Continue reading

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A cry for help?

  When someone tries to take his or her life, and for some reason, whatever reason, is unsuccessful.  It is a traumatic experience not only for them, but also for their family and friends when they realise that they so … Continue reading

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