Suicide Prevention

Why Suicide Prevention Campaigns Failed Me — And What Could Save Lives

I attempted suicide. Here’s why suicide prevention campaigns did not work for me, and what could have.

Dwade Kearns
The Bigger Picture
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6 min readAug 17, 2020
(Photo by Dan Meyers on Unsplash)

Less than 2 years ago, I attempted to commit suicide. Since then, I readily notice messages about suicide prevention. I…



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Dwade Kearns
The Bigger Picture

A #depression brought me to a suicide attempt. I fight taboos on Medium while working on my books. | #SuicidePrevention #WritingCommunity | #PenName