Advice to help you cope with the suicide death of someone you love.
By: Legacy Staff
2 years ago
Around the world each year, more than 1 million people die by suicide and many millions more attempt to kill themselves. Learn what individuals and organizations around the world are doing to prevent suicide and what you can do to help. Get advice to help you cope with the suicide death of someone you love. Find information on mental health and wellness, and learn why it's important to get help for depression and other mental illnesses.
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The family of Brian Arredondo, who killed himself at age 24, opened up to Boston Globe reporter Bryan Marquard about their son's death in the hopes of preventing others from dying by suicide.
Obituaries have long employed a secret code, a shorthand to mask causes of death that survivors found embarrassing. In recent years, some families have broken with tradition and been brutally honest about their loved ones' struggles.
A grieving father shares his son's struggle with schizophrenia to raise awareness about mental illness.
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