Suicide is Not the Answer By Stan Popovich | Sep. 28, 2018 Even if you feel like your future is hopeless, no one can predict the future, and things can improve. If you’re experiencing thoughts of suicide, here’s what you should do. Read More. Suicide in the News: How Should We React? By Lindsey Warren Dietrich | Sep. 27, 2018 As suicide has become a public health issue, it has implications for all of us. We should change the way we think and speak about suicide to make it easier to connect with those who need help. Read More. We Want You Here By Laura Greenstein | Sep. 24, 2018 "You may feel like you can’t bear the pain any longer, you may feel like you don’t have it in you to reach out for help, but you are stronger than you know, and we believe in you." Read More. Addressing Male Suicide By Matthew Boyle | Sep. 21, 2018 Men account for the majority of suicides. It's important that we recognize risk factors and start conversations in order to end the rise of male suicide. Read More. Reflections on Medicine, Shame and Stigma By Ken Duckworth, M.D. | Sep. 17, 2018 NAMI's medical director shares his experience with stigma around suicide in his personal life and in the psychiatric community. Read More. Voices of Lived Experience Can Save Lives By Ken Norton | Sep. 14, 2018 The mental health community knows that stories of lived experience are the most effective tool we have to end discrimination, but evidence shows they are also the best way to encourage others to seek help and prevent suicide. Read More. How to Have a Healthy Relationship with Social Media By Ryann Tanap | Sep. 12, 2018 While social media can have a negative impact on mental health, there are ways social media can play a more positive role in our lives. Learn from NAMI's social media manager how to maintian your mental health while engaging with social media. Read More. The Ripple Effect of Suicide By Elana Premack Sandler, LCSW, MPH | Sep. 10, 2018 An entire community can be changed by a suicide. This is why it's essential that support is available for everyone impacted in the wake of a suicide loss, and that we continue to work towards prevention. Read More. 5 Common Myths About Suicide Debunked By Kristen Fuller, M.D. | Sep. 06, 2018 Suicide is a topic that is surrounded by falsehoods and stigma. Here are some of the most harmful suicide myths debunked. Read More. It Begins, Life Without My Son By Peggy Crandell | Sep. 05, 2018 "I think of my son every minute of every day. I write to honor him. I also write so perhaps those in the same situation as me know they are not alone, and there is a voice for them." Read More.