Your suicide prevention hashtag and suicide hotline are killing people
No credible study has found evidence that a suicide hotline reduces the overall suicide rate. In fact, some scientific studies have found that suicide hotlines increase the suicide rate.Do something useful: donate. Do something useful: tell other people to donate. Stop harming people by spreading lies about suicide hotlines.
Despair and hopelessness are the same feeling. It causes me to doubt myself with questions such as, “Why try?” and, “What’s the point?” Struggling against those feelings so I can do things is ever-present. To overcome the feelings, I use rationality, “You should try to ask for help because people have promised to help you.” . . .