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.
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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.
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
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.