Suicidal thoughts may seem rational at the time, but with the chance to step back and review the whole situation, it can become clear that suicide is not the solution. Attaining this clarity requires the person with suicidal tendencies to take care of themselves – through therapy, medications and support. It is important to take the necessary steps for you to overcome any thoughts of suicide and realize that it is not the only solution to your problems.
This is a piece on suicide posts. But first this rather lengthy preamble: I am a great believer in the wisdom of the community. This is a variation of the “wisdom of the crowd,” which tends to yield better answers to certain questions than individual experts. Wikipedia is a stellar example of the wisdom of the crowd. The…