Another myth about suicide. Asking someone if they are suicidal won’t make them suicidal. We can’t eliminate myths without eliminating the stigma.
Also suicide impacts the entire family. Everyone is traumatized and impacted by the stigma. However, family members seldom receive the help they need die to the stigma.
We need access to mental health care. Suicide is at epidemic rates for teens. When do we act? https://onwordswings.wordpress.com/2019/03/23/suicide-cant-be-predicted-by-asking-about-suicidal-thoughts/