The Transylvania Times -

Numbness To Suicide


June 22, 2017

A “tipping point” with just a few more suicides, these tragedies could become commonplace even in Transylvania County. We are not immune here.

In our small and seemingly quiet environment, suicide is possible.

The figures for 2007 are not exact and are out of date; however, they do illustrate the tipping principle.

Most suicidal people desire to live. Many are unable to find alternatives to their present lives.

Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins, wrote a book on suicide, “Night Falls Fast.” She states that suicide leaves a wake of unimaginable pa...

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