So Someone You Love is Suicidal: A Guide
'Man goes to doctor. Says he's depressed. Says life is harsh and cruel. Says he feels all alone in a threatening world. Doctor says, "Treatment is simple. The great clown Pagliacci is in town tonight. Go see him. That should pick you up." Man bursts into tears. Says, "But doctor...
I've written a guide for helping a suicidal loved one.
In the wake of all the discussion about suicide and depression, I wanted to write something practical from my own experiences being suicidal and being present for others in their suicidal moments. I hope it's useful.