Promoting “Rational” Suicide by the Elderly

Promoting “Rational” Suicide by the Elderly

September 10 was World Suicide Prevention Day…

But perhaps we should change that name to ‘World Prevent Just Some Suicides Day.  A mere five days prior to the big event, two columns were published in major newspapers that, at the very least, present elder suicide in a sympathetic light or, one could even say, praise it with faint damnation…

Suicide is contagious. That is why the World Health Association has warned the media against publishing articles that sympathetically depict suicide, describing the methods used in detail, or otherwise presenting it in a positive light.  That caveat is increasingly ignored.

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