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End of Life & Assisted Suicide Debate

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Suicide & Medication

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CA law:AB 191 Mental health: involuntary treatment. – Jan. 1, 2018
Under existing law, the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act, when a person, as a result of a mental health disorder, is a danger to others, or to himself or herself, or gravely disabled, he or she may, upon probable cause, be taken into custody and placed in a facility designated by the county and approved by the State Department of Health Care Services for up to 72 hours for evaluation and treatment. This bill of 1/1/2018 includes licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFTs) and licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCs) in the list of professionals who are authorized to sign the notice under specified circumstances.

Forefront and Facebook launch suicide prevention effort (Feb. 2015)

On Memorial Day 2013, Military Suicides Continue to Rise

Pro-Suicide Websites

Whether it is in the news, on TV, or even in film, we are coming to face the true dangers of the Internet when it comes to suicide. Those who want others to urge them on via pro-suicide chat, those who want fool-proof methods for killing themselves, and even those who want to get away with murder and make it appear like suicide are all enabled by Pro-Suicide Websites.

In an age of economic downfall and the disintegration of nuclear and extended family, it is a challenge for even the healthiest of us to keep our heads up and remain hopeful. For those experiencing additional physical, emotional, psychological, legal, or financial issues, suicide seems to float in with the promise of relief. And, with others out there promoting it as a solution, suicide has lost the taboo with inhibited action for centuries. Review such an article with one such perspective.

References for Clinicians

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