2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Sep
17
2021

Articles About Suicide and Mental Illness

  • Reaching out to save a life

    In the depths of depression, a young Abraham Lincoln wrote a letter to his law partner in 1841 that hinted at possible suicidal intentions.

  • The role of police in preventing suicide

    Local police have responded ten times to a possibly suicidal person in the village this year. While each case is unique, in all of them police assess the safety of the situation and then choose a course of action.

  • Suicide a growing concern

    It’s called the ripple effect. When someone takes their own life, the act impacts entire families and communities, spreading out as water from a stone tossed in a pond.