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Ranger Up Talks Suicide, Day 6

Posted By Laughing_Wolf • [September 13, 2013]

Suicide series#3
Day 6 brings three more powerful posts for your consideration. 

First up, a strong post by Clarence Matthews on How?  He lays out his own experiences in working with suicide prevention, including failures and success.  Amidst the gritty and pragmatic view is something more, something you need to read and consider.  It should spark some very good conversations and discourse, and you should be a part of it. 

Next comes a very different view from Stephen Parks on Ask for Help, or Kill Myself?  His view comes from having gone through the process, and his thoughts echo what I've heard from others that led to my post a few months ago.  This is something that needs to be addressed. 

Finally, a very interesting article on how nutrition and lack of same may be a factor in suicides.  You really do want to read Nick Barringer's post on Could the Answer be at Sea?  A lot of conventional wisdom on nutrition and health is flat out wrong, and as researchers begin to truly dig into nutrition, metabolism, and health they are discovering that some surprising things are making a difference. 

Read, and most of all please share. 

LW


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