Re: You Really Had A Great Day
I wasn't going to post this but I've changed my mind slightly.
Obviously, I can't give away any details but recently I've been involved directly in several suicide interventions and had to do many more assessments as part of my job. It's the hardest thing sometimes to talk about with others.
I really feel for your colleague. As a professional, one switches off when there are interventions taking place and when you hear about completed suicides. It's very hard for anybody to understand the motivations of an individuals that chooses to end their life that way and the effect it has on families and friends can be devastating.
If you feel somebody is at risk, ask. Talk about it. You have the power to intervene and help them put their life back on track. It really works.
Thoughts to your colleague, J.