Visits to the ER with suicidal thoughts increased 59% from ’16-17 to ’19-’21. There was a corresponding increase in cases in which suicidal ideation was the principal diagnosis
I Was Sitting on My Bed in The Army Barracks Ready to End my Life – A Text Message From A Friend Saved Me
He believed he had nothing left to live for. “I was ready to end my life, I was ready,” he told The Sun.
“We just thought he was OK,” she says. “I can’t emphasize enough. If you knew Chester, you would know that he was in a good place, in such a good place.”
“I always thought, ‘Who am I to complain? Yes, I was trapped in a room, yes, it was scary, yes, I saw horrible things. But who am I to complain?'” a Columbine survivor said.