Suicide Prevention

While we keep moving ahead in life we must remember and think of those who perhaps are stuck in a negative situation or mindset.

Let’s take a look at the most common methods of suicide:

Firearms 50%

Suffocating/Hanging 28.6%

Poisoning: 12.9%

Other methods: 8%

Demographics:

Caucasian individuals (this does not mean that they are the only ones).

Higher risk: Middle age Caucasian males

Any age group is at risk: ***but on the rise between 10-14 years of age***

Females attempt suicide more often than males.

However, Males are more successful at committing suicide due to the methods they use.

Lowest risk: black women

People at risk:

Substance abuse

Mental illness: depression disorder, disorder, personality disorders, anxiety—PTSD

Who are more impulsive to commit suicide?:

1. Those expose to violence or are violent to others

2. People who are exposed to chronic pain and violence in their profession

3. Those who have been sexually assaulted or physically abused

4. Those who have access to lethal means at any time

5. Bullying

6. People who are undergoing prolonged stress:

• harassment

• job loss

• relationship conflicts

• financial loss

• & legal trouble

Don’t tell anyone what they’re supposed to or allowed to feel!

Ask questions and listen to their stories. Offer Hope!

Published by Denise Kilby BCACLC

Along the path of my life I have focused on growing as an individual, studying the word of God, and expanding my view of life to better help others. After studying Psychology Christian Counseling, Crisis Counseling and Life Coaching at Liberty University. I decided to make of Life Coaching my career thus I became certified as an Advanced Christian Life Coach by studying at Light University through the American Association of Christian Life Counselors (AACC). I obtained my international credentialing through the International Board of Christian Care (IBCC). As a fibromyalgia fighter, panic attacks, depression, anxiety, childhood trauma, and sexual molestation over-comer I consider myself a victorious woman, who has been born for times as this. My mission is to inspire with my testimony, empower, encourage and equip others, by instilling a positive change, on individuals. My vision is to help others live to their full God given potential. My objective it to share my life vision with those who are blind-folded by pain or circumstance and have lost hope, & become stuck in a rut but long for a change. I am a mother of three blessings I get to call children; two boys and a girl, wife of a man from whom I've learn to build character everyday of our journey together. I live in the blessing of knowing that I am a daughter of God Almighty. My advise to you, with the best love I have, “Don't stop learning, becoming, and believing in yourself-there’s a world that needs your help” Denise Kilby

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