Reaching out to those at risk of suicide

According to the recently released World Health Organization (WHO) report: Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative, over 800,000 people die by suicide across the world each year. The report notes that this estimate is conservative, with the real figure likely to be higher because of the stigma associated with suicide, lack of reliable death recording procedures, and religious or legal sanctions against suicide in some countries. We may not be able to pinpoint the exact figure, but we do know ...
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You are not alone

----------------------------------------------------More--------------------------------------------------------------- He first became involved with suicidal persons in 1986. His work has shown that while a high percentage of Jamaican teenagers show some vulnerability to suicide, intervention from caring individuals, empowered to do so, can make a significant and positive difference in the lives of the hurting children, teens and adults. Dr. Donovan Thomas is a graduate of the Jamaica The...
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