Suicide is a serious problem that affects millions of people worldwide. Active suicidal ideation is a condition that is characterized by having ongoing thoughts about ending one’s life and taking active steps to make that happen. While passive suicidal ideation involves having thoughts about death or self-harm but not acting upon them, active suicidal ideation […]
Suicide is one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States, according to a 2019 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year, suicide kills over 40,000 people, with approximately 121 Americans dying by suicide every day. One of the most common precursors to suicide is suicidal ideation. […]
Stress, anxiety, and relationship problems have been causing you more grief than you’re accustomed to dealing with. You’re losing sleep, have trouble eating, and drift further away from family members, friends, and others. Many individuals who have encountered feeling like this may be struggling with suicidal ideation. Fortunately, there has been a significant breakthrough in […]
People who’re depressed or suffering from a mental illness may talk about suicide and dream of taking their own lives, but only a small percentage of U.S. residents actually follow through with the deed. Talking about suicide but not having a plan to follow through is called passive suicidal ideation.