Studies Show Suicide Among Veterans Highest In Rural Western US

On Friday, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released a shocking new study that found - among other startling facts - that the suicide rates among US veterans is 22% higher than non-veteran US adults. In its analysis of veteran suicide data, the VA uncovered that the suicide rate among adult veterans, middle-aged and older, is staggeringly

Keys to a Legendary Life

Every man strives to be better. A better husband, a better businessman, a better humanitarian, a better human being. The keys to having a legendary life aren't about wanting to improve yourself, it's knowing how to actually do it. But with a little guidance, things don't have to be quite so tough. Let's talk about

What Leads To Suicide?

According to research from the World Health Organization, roughly 800,000 people commit suicide each year. It's the highest leading cause of death for individuals between the ages of 15 - 29 years old, second highest for ages between 15 - 34, and third highest for ages 10 - 14. As Pysch2Go points out, major depression

What It’s Like To Lose Someone To Suicide

Suicide is often seen as a cathartic solution to the overwhelming problems an individual is facing and unable to solve otherwise. However, the impact of their choice to end their lives isn't confined to only them - the family and friends of someone who has taken their own life will feel the impact and ripples

Legendary Men: Kevin Briggs – The Bridge Between Suicide and Life

For many years Police Sergeant Kevin Briggs had a dark, unusual, at times strangely rewarding job: He patrolled the southern end of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, a popular site for suicide attempts. Legendary Caregiver Kevin has rescued over 200 people from committing suicide. In this sobering, deeply personal talk Briggs shares stories from

By | 2017-09-06T14:01:04+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Suicide|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Russell Brand On What The Suicide Epidemic Says About Our Culture

Comedian and actor Russell Brand is known for being two things: very funny and very intelligent and insightful. Brand recently took to YouTube to discuss the suicide of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington and what this suicide epidemic says about our culture as a whole. Brand points out that there has been a 40% rise

The 14 Signs That Someone May Be Suicidal

Depression and suicide are very real and very serious issues dealt with by men and women around the world. And while you may not be a mental health professional, you should be at least somewhat familiar with some of the warning signs that a friend or loved one may be dealing with suicidal thoughts. Whether

Nate Lind Speaks At Harvard on The Silent Epidemic, Suicide

Legendary Man's founder, Nate Lind recently spoke at Harvard University concerning the alarming rise in male suicide. We encourage everyone to share this video and bring awareness to what has been deemed, "The Silent Epidemic". For more suicide resources, check out Save A Life, our page dedicated to Suicide Prevention in Men.

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Tackling Male Suicide

Why is the epidemic of male suicide so difficult to address and tackle? The simple two part answer, according to Jane Powell - founder of the CALM charity - is the language surrounding mental health, and sexism. In a candid TEDx Talk, Powell explains that while 1 in 4 people will be affected by mental

MTV Video Music Awards Brings Awareness to Suicide

Towards the end of the 2017 MTV VMAs last Sunday, Logic took the stage with Khalid and Alessia Cara to perform “1-800-273-8255,” his track about his own struggles with severe depression and suicide prevention. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline reported a huge spike in calls following Logic's performance concerning suicide on Sunday. Check out his

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