Tag Archives: suicide

David Hilton, Part 2: Good Anger, Bad Rage
Mental Health

David Hilton, Part 2: Good Anger, Bad Rage

When facts and experience contradict an ideology, rational people question their ideology. Ideologues deny the facts and cling to their ideology. David Hilton’s life and death fit no neat ideology.

David Hilton, Part 3: What Finally Got Him?
Mental Health

David Hilton, Part 3: What Finally Got Him?

Hundreds of people all over the country would have been honored to get a call from David Hilton when he needed someone to talk to, but he must have felt completely alone and abandoned by his friends when he died, His friends in the mental health rights movement felt abandoned by him.

We’re Killing Britney Spears and Enjoying the Show
Mental Health

We’re Killing Britney Spears and Enjoying the Show

Britney Spears was dying from two deadly diseases: substance abuse and mental illness. People watcher her self-destruction with ghoulish curiosity. In 2011, after three years’ absence from public view, she emerged to announce she would soon release a new CD

Survivings Suicidal Sieges and Despair
Mental Health

Survivings Suicidal Sieges and Despair

Suicidal feelings, and strong impulses to attempt, always pass if you live long enough. So do whatever helps you postpone the attempt. Here are some suggestions that work for others.