Year: 2007 Source: Cross Currents, v.10, no.2, (Winter 2006/07), p.9 SIEC No: 20080160

This autobiographical article recounts the author’s suicide attempt & the ways in which emergency room staff responded to her – some were empathic while others were openly judgmental. It is her hope that sharing her experiences will help health care professionals better understand what patients need during their journey to recovery.