[News] SanctionedSuicide Survey Results (November 2019)

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Serge

Serge

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These are the results for the survey sent to over 650 active members of the forum.
The idea is to make one of these every 6 months; we'll take your feedback into account for next time to improve the questions asked.

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BipolarExpat

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f*kin' hell.....define scary (sad):

top 6 reasons define my present :meh:


I agree, and would only add that I wish MH care had more of a focus on trauma as a common cause, which would fundamentally change treatment which is all too often simply re-traumatizing.
Very solid point.

Beyond that (I'm afraid) no one has a clue.
Mental illnesses are so dynamically different. Treatment's a guessing game.

Do you ever look at a (seemingly) happy group/small crowd and wonder(?)...

...c'mon, who's faking it?
 
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f*kin' hell.....define scary (sad):

top 6 reasons define my present :meh:




Very solid point.

Beyond that (I'm afraid) no one has a clue.
Mental illnesses are so dynamically different. Treatment's a guessing game.

Do you ever look at a (seemingly) happy group/small crowd and wonder(?)...

...c'mon, who's faking it?
I fake it on a daily basis with work colleagues. Only really honest to my partner how I feel.
 
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BipolarExpat

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I fake it on a daily basis with work colleagues. Only really honest to my partner how I feel.
Sure Rach, I've been doing the same for years. This time tho,...this particular down, less so for some reason. Might be because of age(?)

Hope you're as well as can be.
 
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Sure Rach, I've been doing the same for years. This time tho,...this particular down, less so for some reason. Might be because of age(?)

Hope you're as well as can be.
In hospital at the moment but feeling ok. Think it’s a high I’m experiencing now as nothing is worrying me.
 
BipolarExpat

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In hospital at the moment but feeling ok. Think it’s a high I’m experiencing now as nothing is worrying me.
Oh yea. If we could only hold those highs.

Are you outpatient or...? What's going on? You ok now?
 
diaryofawimpycrow

diaryofawimpycrow

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Oct 11, 2019
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When was this survey posted?
 
MeltingHeart

MeltingHeart

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Sep 10, 2019
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"Have you ever considered suicide in a serious manner?"

Three percent said no. Why are they here then?
I believe it is possible to feel like you have had enough of life, to feel like you’d “rather be dead” than feeling the way you do or struggling in whatever situation you are in - whilst not actually considering suicide- as the classic hormonal teenage declaration goes “I wish I was dead” or “I wish I had never been born” at that moment they might not want to ‘be’ in life anymore- yet they don’t all have thoughts of killing themselves per se- I guess some people may like to just discuss/ explore having that feeling - trying to understand it & overcome it. Just a theory
 
khw777

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trynacbt

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Most of the people here are white caucasian, and so it’s funny when they push that white privilege lie. Oh ok that’s why most of us here are on the verge of suicide lol!
Most of us (myself included) being white Caucasian doesn’t mean white privilege doesn’t exist. Not trying to start a race argument here but the two things are completely unrelated. You can be utterly privileged and still be suicidal.
 
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arelia

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These are the results for the survey sent to over 650 active members of the forum.
The idea is to make one of these every 6 months; we'll take your feedback into account for next time to improve the questions asked.

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my feedback for next time is that your education question may be confusing for non americans. Here in the UK a college is usually for the last couple of years of high school and I think a college is a private school in australia.. perhaps asking if people have finished high school, have a degree, have trade qualifications (do they have apprenticeships the US, which is where I assume you're based?) or have post grad might give a better result.
also (yes, call me pedant) class is an interesting one.. do you mean financial or social? In the uk class in surveys are usually defined by education (with the hidden Socio-economic implication that if you're well educated, you're well paid - which isn't true so much here anymore).
A very interesting set of results though. that mental health is so common makes me want to shout this out loudly everywhere on social media as we've got an election coming up and the government is determined to destroy the NHS even further...
 

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