Suicidal Ideation

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and the leading cause of death among adolescents. On today’s show we take a look at what motivates one to think about and attempt suicide. We will also consider some of the treatments for suicidal ideation.

Resources:

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline Website and phone number 1-800-273-8255
  • Dr Aaron Kehriaty gives an analysis of the show 13 Reasons Why
  • St Thomas takes up the question of Suicide in his Summa Theologica IIa IIae Q 64 art 5

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