5 Myths or Facts About Suicide You May Not Know

Suara.com – Suicide is not something that can be taken lightly. Therefore, when there is something related to suicide, it is appropriate to see the level of seriousness of the person to prevent it.

Regarding suicide, there are still myths or facts circulating in the community. Some people say that before a person commits suicide, usually some signs can be seen. There are also those who say people with suicidal intentions will not commit. Is that right?

So what are the myths that arise regarding suicide and how are they true? Launch page News18here are some myths circulating about suicide.

Illustration of a suicide (Unsplash.com/ Eva Blue)

1. People who talk about suicide never do it (myth)

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It says people who talk about wanting to commit suicide never do and are often thought to be just seeking attention. That is a myth. In fact, it could be a sign that the person really needs help. It also has the possibility he will do sometime.

2. People who talk about suicide encourage them to do it (fact)

When someone talks about suicide, it will encourage them to do it. The person will actually consider committing suicide. Therefore, when there are things related to suicide, try to have conversations that actually make you feel better.

3. Someone commits suicide and dies without warning (myth)

Often someone who commits suicide is called suddenly or without any warning or signs given. In fact, if you dig deeper, the person who commits suicide usually has given warning signs if he is going to do that.

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4. Trying to fight suicidal thoughts will reduce the chances of it happening (myth)


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