The Rippling Effects of Suicide
Society for the Advancement of Education~~~~~~
VERY FEW ACTIONS generate as much emotion in family members and friends as suicidal behavior. Only the person engaging in suicide suffers greater emotional turbulence. What often is perceived as being the severest form of auto-aggression–death by suicide–is in reality an attempt to escape psychic pain. Suicide appears to be the only option left for people who, after trying to solve life’s crises, find themselves in an untenable situation.