First Aid Against Suicide

First Aid Against Suicide

Dr. Wesley D. Willis, Psy.D., MSW, LCSW-R, BSN, RN-BC, CCM
Concept Of Suicide Prevention

Concept of suicide prevention psychology therapy

Depression & Suicide

Depression is a state of mind in which we feel an overwhelming and inescapable melancholia.  Suicide is one of the most common outcomes that a person inflicts on him/herself when depression reaches a clinical level.  Many of us either feel inept in intervening or that we don’t play a role in intervening in suicidal or depressed thinking.  Nurses often have similar feelings, when in fact their assistance, guidance and skills could be one of the more positive revelations that a person needs to overcome these feelings.