#NatCon14 1
Is Suicide Really A Choice?A Vivid Memory
#NatCon14 2
Is Suicide Really A Choice?
#NatCon14 3
Pupils Dilate & Eyelids Widen
#NatCon14 4
#NatCon14 5
Is Suicide Really A Choice?
#NatCon14 6
Depression is a disorder of mood, so
mysteriously painful and elusive in the way
it becomes known to the self ...
#NatCon14 7
What I Didn’t Do…
#NatCon14 8
I finally succumbed when all my
strength was fully, completely gone…
#NatCon14 9
Suicide Can Be Prevented.
A. Never in Those Truly Intent on Suicide
B. Sometimes, but Only in Advance of Acute...
#NatCon14 10
How Long Could You Endure the Ice
Water…
#NatCon14 11#NatCon14
Everything We Knew
About Suicide Was
Wrong
#NatCon14
David Covington, LPC, MBA
CEO & President
Crisi...
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National Council Ted Talk 2014 - "Not a Choice! Everything We Knew about Suicide..."

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Is suicide really a choice? Is it possible to prevent ALL deaths, even up to the last minute? Are individuals who end their lives psychologically weaker than the rest of us? Our understanding of suicide has changed dramatically over the past decade, and the firsthand experiences of those who have been there and research data suggest...everything we knew about suicide was wrong.

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National Council Ted Talk 2014 - "Not a Choice! Everything We Knew about Suicide..."

  1. 1. #NatCon14 1 Is Suicide Really A Choice?A Vivid Memory
  2. 2. #NatCon14 2 Is Suicide Really A Choice?
  3. 3. #NatCon14 3 Pupils Dilate & Eyelids Widen
  4. 4. #NatCon14 4
  5. 5. #NatCon14 5 Is Suicide Really A Choice?
  6. 6. #NatCon14 6 Depression is a disorder of mood, so mysteriously painful and elusive in the way it becomes known to the self — to the mediating intellect– as to verge close to being beyond description. It thus remains nearly incomprehensible to those who have not experienced it in its extreme mode. - William Styron
  7. 7. #NatCon14 7 What I Didn’t Do…
  8. 8. #NatCon14 8 I finally succumbed when all my strength was fully, completely gone…
  9. 9. #NatCon14 9 Suicide Can Be Prevented. A. Never in Those Truly Intent on Suicide B. Sometimes, but Only in Advance of Acute Risk C. Always, but Only in Advance of Acute Risk D. Always, Even Up to the Last Moment
  10. 10. #NatCon14 10 How Long Could You Endure the Ice Water…
  11. 11. #NatCon14 11#NatCon14 Everything We Knew About Suicide Was Wrong #NatCon14 David Covington, LPC, MBA CEO & President Crisis Access, LLC http://crisisaccess.com

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