Beyond a pact against suicide
In reaction to the article “Laurent Proulx invites the soldiers to sign a pact against suicide” Patricia Cloutier published July 30.
I recognize a great intention to prevent suicide, although the strategy of the non-suicide pact is not proven effective (it is usually a decoy to give the helpless helper a clear conscience) and the perception of The fact that suicide is cowardly and deliberate is completely out of date.
Laurent Proulx invites the military to sign a pact against suicide
It would be good to qualify these obsolete beliefs and talk about victims of suicide rather than put the entire responsibility for these avoidable deaths on the backs of the sick. And if it is enough to resist and ask for help, this campaign should include ensuring that those who sign the covenant will have the services they need when they want to stop suffering and that their brains will not see any more. solutions other than death to escape this pain denied by hospitals, emergency services, too many psychologists and psychiatrists.
Do you know how many distressed and suicidal people were abandoned and died of suicide after consulting or asking for help?
Can we accuse the lack of recommendations in the coroners’ report for suicide deaths? Be that as it may, here is one, if only out of respect for the missing and their loved ones: let us stop by saying that the victim has taken his life or made that choice. Consider that she was first screened, not evaluated or not adequately treated or followed for her brain condition.
Denounce these shortcomings, as the lack of contact with caregivers who are first responders and also those who collect the person after discharge from hospital, completely destitute.
However, science already teaches us several pitfalls to avoid, including antidepressant prescriptions for adolescents with genetics predisposing to bipolar illness, which are time bombs that could cause death in the following weeks.
Not to mention that our laws must be reviewed to protect the person against himself, when his brain denies his need for treatment or withdrawal in case of dependencies, and to stop keeping the entourage away under the pretext of confidentiality .