[News] SanctionedSuicide Survey Results (November 2019)

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Final Escape

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Interesting to see these results. It seems mental health is a big problem in Europe and North America. I bet it would be lower if more resources and help were put into mental health instead of turning a blind eye to it.
It’s on purpose to destabilize these countries. It’s not an accident that morality has been lowered and the state took over like everything. The bigger the government grows and more areas of life it controls the more vulnerable the individual. This is why so many of us are hurting. We no longer have the sense of community and strong family structures, kids are raised by the state not parents, when the gov controls healthcare it becomes very dangerous because crooked political elite doesn’t like healthy people who can stand up to them or compete with them.
 
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Lefty

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It’s on purpose to destabilize these countries. It’s not an accident that morality has been lowered and the state took over like everything. The bigger the government grows and more areas of life it controls the more vulnerable the individual. This is why so many of us are hurting. We no longer have the sense of community and strong family structures, kids are raised by the state not parents, when the gov controls healthcare it becomes very dangerous because crooked political elite doesn’t like healthy people who can stand up to them or compete with them.
Very true words.
 
DepressionsAHo

DepressionsAHo

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I can’t believe so many have mental health problems, that’s so sad. I feel suicide would be down if more care was given to MH x
Mental health problems are especially prevalent amongst millennials and gen z. That's an established study. As a mix between the two (I was born in 97 and studies say I'm either gen z or millenial idk which one). We just deal with things differently then generations before. That's why memes are so popular. It's not "meme depression" as a user here once said. Its different coping mechanisms. Yes, they're incredibly dark but you wouldn't create a meme if you didnt actually feel that way even if it can sometimes be exaggerated. I cope with life through alcohol pills and memes.
 
PeacePlease

PeacePlease

A wandering body without a heart
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It’s on purpose to destabilize these countries. It’s not an accident that morality has been lowered and the state took over like everything. The bigger the government grows and more areas of life it controls the more vulnerable the individual. This is why so many of us are hurting. We no longer have the sense of community and strong family structures, kids are raised by the state not parents, when the gov controls healthcare it becomes very dangerous because crooked political elite doesn’t like healthy people who can stand up to them or compete with them.
Me being from Central America I think these countries didn't show up much because this site is in English and Latin people speak Spanish, most people who speak english do so because they were able to go to a private school or take lessons. The percentage of Latin American people who can acces this site is very low
 
Wayfaerer

Wayfaerer

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77% atheists wow didnt expect that.
I'm a little bit surprised that it isn't higher. How could you be religious and depressed over suicide? You'd be getting a much better deal afterwards so the choice would be obvious. I found it very amusing in a twisted way when I read that there was a spike in suicide's before the catholic church deemed it a sin. You can't work if you're dead!
 
MeltingHeart

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I'm a little bit surprised that it isn't higher. How could you be religious and depressed over suicide? You'd be getting a much better deal afterwards so the choice would be obvious. I found it very amusing in a twisted way when I read that there was a spike in suicide's before the catholic church deemed it a sin. You can't work if you're dead!
where did you read that, when did they deem it a sin? Surely that is why the religious would be depressed about suicide because it is now a mortal sin? eternal damnation and all that...
 
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Wayfaerer

Wayfaerer

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where did you read that, when did they deem it a sin? Surely that is why the religious would be depressed about suicide because it is now a mortal sin? eternal damnation and all that...
Within the very early days of the church. I can't remember where I read that (maybe 8ch?) but I'll see if I can find it again. The bible itself never mentions that suicide is a sin but the church loves to put it's own spin on things for self-serving reasons (like all cults.)
 
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I thought the number of people who have had someone close to them ctb would be higher.
 
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DoNotLet2

DoNotLet2

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Ooo, nice! I like surveys! Interesting, we have Christians over there and we're mostly Caucasian O.O Interesting, interesting O.O
We have less than 1% of pro lifers... Still much.
 
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FTL.Wanderer

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How does someone distinguish between "mental illness" and the effects of the other issues? For example, despite the majority of respondents not currently seeing a professional, the largest cause credited is "mental illness."
 
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deadalready1969

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Some of the answers kind of surprised me. Especially with over half of us on anti-depressants. I'd be curious to see how long they have been on them.
I’d be curious how many people on antidepressants have worsening SI because of the drugs they take. I can’t take them for this reason. I have a seizure disorder and must take anticonvulsants. They make my SI worse too. So I rely on ketamine infusions now to turn down the volume until I’m ready to leave. My last attempt earlier this year failed.
 
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MeltingHeart

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I’d be curious how many people on antidepressants have worsening SI because of the drugs they take. I can’t take them for this reason. I have a seizure disorder and must take anticonvulsants. They make my SI worse too. So I rely on ketamine infusions now to turn down the volume until I’m ready to leave. My last attempt earlier this year failed.
Do you mean SI as in standing for Suicidal Ideation in this instance?
 
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deadalready1969

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Do you mean SI as in standing for Suicidal Ideation in this instance?
Yes. Some drugs have caused SI, others have caused me to become impulsively, actively suicidal. I struggle with this daily though on or off meds. Meds just make it worse. Ketamine will stop those thoughts for about a day and keep them in check for a few weeks, but they are still there. And an infusion costs $250. (I get a discount from my anesthesiologist. They are usually $500 or more, and Spravato, the esketamine nasal spray that was just approved by the FDA not long ago, costs even more for a single dose. The absorption rate is low too, less than 50 percent.)
How does someone distinguish between "mental illness" and the effects of the other issues? For example, despite the majority of respondents not currently seeing a professional, the largest cause credited is "mental illness."
Possibly they were diagnosed at an earlier time and have stopped seeking treatment? Maybe because it was ineffective, cost prohibitive, both or for some other reason, like therapy is hard work? Or they are self diagnosed, believing that one’s desire to leave in itself qualifies as a mental illness? (I don’t necessarily agree with that point of view.) I’m still seeking treatment from a therapist and psychiatrist, but after my attempt earlier this year and following a short inpatient stay, I entered a six-day per week partial hospitalization program for 2-1/2 months. I wasn’t ready to be discharged but my insurance company made the determination that I was well enough to go, and I had to stop abruptly. I pretty much haven’t left my house since and I was discharged in May. Anyway, in the next survey, there should probably be more questions that dig deeper into that point.
 
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FTL.Wanderer

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Possibly they were diagnosed at an earlier time and have stopped seeking treatment? Maybe because...
I agree there are many possibilities. But little consistently precise characterization of "mental illness."

Hope you feel much better soon.
 
Kvotheloner

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So glad you all did this. I will probably remove the affiliation with SS and have this with me when I ctb.
 
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Are you lost too?

Are you lost too?

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I was very suprised to see that 89% don't have kids...... I'm one i wonder that is all about?
Not a mother and don’t want to be .. but I guess you have someone that depends on you. If they are grown up you may feel bad about leaving they behind, just like we do with our parents.
And people say having children completely changes your life and bla bla bla só it mus have something to do with it too
 
Return2Dust

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I’d be curious how many people on antidepressants have worsening SI because of the drugs they take. I can’t take them for this reason. I have a seizure disorder and must take anticonvulsants. They make my SI worse too. So I rely on ketamine infusions now to turn down the volume until I’m ready to leave. My last attempt earlier this year failed.
This is interesting. I take anticonvulsants for a seizure disorder and antidepressants for depression. I need to look into this.
 
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