Why are suicide rates going up after a decline in the 1980s? Why do people feel that death is a better option than staying alive? Suicide seems to be like politics. We have simple and terminal solutions to very complex and nuanced problems. Just like in politics, we keep making the same mistake by treating suicide as one problem rather than an expression of a dynamic interaction between the individual and their environment. We have been trying to change the individual without treating the environment.

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Mario D. Garret  ©2016

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