Saturday, July 22, 2006
HEALTH AND DEATH BY SUICIDE IN CRAWLEY - CRAWLEY NEWS - JULY 19 - COMMUNITY CARE
Death by suicide is a serious health issue (eg deep unhappiness, despair, depression et al) which impacts not just on the families and friends involved, but also the wider community. Both papers give no detailed analysis - just 'voyeuristic' coverage. Perhaps such an analysis should be taken (eg causes AND effects, help available etc) - if only to try and help to prevent such tragedies.
The pain and suffering must be unimaginable - not just for those who eventually committed suicide, but also for those who remain...