Suicidality…

It is so difficult, but life-saving, to make ourselves available, open and non-judgmental of people so that they are able to speak openly of their painful truths. Erase all of our assumptions about people. Let them tell us about what none of us had suspected. We do not need to correct, reassure or advise (unlessContinue reading “Suicidality…”

ANOTHER SUICIDE…CHESLIE KRYST

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6894379272736178176?commentUrn=urn%3Ali%3Acomment%3A%28activity%3A6894379272736178176%2C6895116065764986880%29 There is no emoji adequate for the loss of another one of our sisters (or brothers). Cheslie is us and we are her. 130 suicides/day, completed, in the US. 3,700 suicide attempts, each and every day in the US (https://lnkd.in/gtm7iGnE). Medical and mental health professionals have an array of very effective treatments, not cures,Continue reading “ANOTHER SUICIDE…CHESLIE KRYST”

THE SAME BRAIN THAT WE TRUST TO HELP US BECOME COMPETENT AND INDEPENDENT ADULTS, IS ALSO IS THE SAME BRAIN THAT LIES TO US. THIS IS THE SAME BRAIN THAT…

incorrectly, thinks, believes, and acts on suicidal thoughts. incorrectly, keeps craving and ingesting drugs and alcohol, even as we lose our health, our liberty, our money, our jobs, our driver’s licenses, our relationships, our homes, our families, and our lives. incorrectly, thinks we can, “just get back to even”, if we continue gambling a littleContinue reading “THE SAME BRAIN THAT WE TRUST TO HELP US BECOME COMPETENT AND INDEPENDENT ADULTS, IS ALSO IS THE SAME BRAIN THAT LIES TO US. THIS IS THE SAME BRAIN THAT…”