Tag Archives: Golden Gate Bridge Suicides

How Can We Address the Need for Suicide Prevention in Our Society?

An interview with suicide prevention educator and author John Bateson, Part I

Today SevenPonds has the pleasure of speaking with John Bateson, the former executive director of a nationally-certified crisis intervention and suicide prevention center in the San Francisco Bay Area. John is a recognized expert in suicide prevention, and has written several … Continue reading

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The Movie “The Bridge” Analyzes Why Suicide Happens

This exploration of Golden Gate Bridge suicides tackles a difficult subject

When we hear news of a recent suicide, whether near or remote to our own lives, everything in us stops still. We naturally think: “why suicide?” Understanding and examining suicidal tendencies is unquestionably one of the most mysterious, difficult topics … Continue reading

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