2.3 Myths about Suicide
Suicide isn’t discussed much in our society but there are also some myths about the topic out there. Here are some common misconceptions that you’ve probably heard before:
Suicide is not preventable
Suicide only affects some people
Suicide is selfish
Suicide should not be talked about
Let’s discuss these myths as we learn more about suicide and why it might become something anyone can struggle with.
No matter what level of understanding you have about suicide, it’s important to set aside assumptions around the topic. Understanding suicide from the perspective of the person in need will help you become a more effective suicide caregiver.
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