World Suicide Prevention Day 10th September

I intend to write a short over the weekend to promote on monday. It is an issue close to my heart with my aborted attempt, my uncles threats and a friend who committed suicide 8 years ago, with me being the last person she ever spoke to.

Voices of Glass

The fact that suicidal thoughts and ideation has been part of my life since early childhood is no secret and I have written about it on this blog several times before.

It is a subject dear to my heart as it is a very real spectre that can haunt the mind of many a person.  Not only those of us who suffer from poor mental health, but many a person and it  can and has also cast very dark shadows over the lives of those who have lost a loved one through suicide.

World Suicide Prevention Day 2012 is on September 10th this year and it is something I am encouraging everyone to get involved in.

The world Health Organisation state that…

The number of lives lost each year through suicide exceeds the number of deaths due to homicide and war combined.

Its a staggering statistic isn’t it?  And we…

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6 comments on “World Suicide Prevention Day 10th September

  1. Hi Garry,

    Just a quick thank you for reblogging this. It is something which is so very dear to my heart and I am sure from your comments yours also.

    I will certainly be reading your post on Monday, but just be careful buddy. Take your time and know that you are loved and cared for and remember – you survived and are strong person in so many ways.
    Kind Regards and God bless you.
    Kevin.

  2. Pingback: World Suicide Prevention Day: Breaking the silence « All that I am, all that I ever was…

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