Myths about suicide

The stigma of suicide is encouraged because of the myths of suicide. Thomas Joiner, Ph.D., author of Myths About Suicide, discusses them on NPR here.

American Association of Suicidology President-Elect David Lester, Ph.D., discusses what’s more common in the U.S.: homicide or suicide? Homicide is certainly a lot more prominent, but the fact is that suicide is more than twice as common as homicide. So why don’t we hear more about suicide?

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