My thoughts about Zero Suicide as a person with Lived Experience There has been a lot of talk on Twitter about Zero Suicide and it’s mission to reduce the suicide rate to zero, because 1 is just too many. At first, I was appalled that clinicians think that is possible. I for one think that […]Read More My Thoughts on Zero Suicide as a Person with Lived Experience
Chronic Pain Patients and Suicide I was reading my tweets on Twitter. One of the chronic pain people that I follow retweeted something from a pain doctor. It was about suicides and the CDC guidelines that want to cut opioid prescriptions or limited them to only certain doctors. The article was badly editing as there […]Read More Chronic Pain Patients and Suicide
Shneidman’s greatest questions: Where do you hurt and How can I help? After I had a meltdown in late 2005 and was slowly recovering in 2006, I was taking a psychometrics class at college to earn my psychology degree. Psychometrics is a fancy name for psychological testing and validating tests and assessments on various things. […]Read More Shneidman’s greatest questions: Where do you hurt and How can I help?
My blogging adventures for the month In addition to my daily blah blah blogs, I will be writing about suicide prevention and about things related to it. A friend of mine gave me a few ideas on the subject as well as writing stories about what it is like being a patient in the hospital. […]Read More my blogging adventures for the month
In the pit of despair I have been in severe pain since 1500, so basically the last 12 hours because it is now 0315. My foot and ankle have been playing the divide and conquer game, giving me different pain in different parts of my ankle and foot, all at once. I don’t like this […]Read More in the pit of despair