Suicide and language: Why we shouldn't use the ‘C’ word

Suicide and language: Why we shouldn't use the ‘C’ word
Suicide is not a sin and is no longer a crime, so we should stop saying that people ‘commit’ suicide. We now live in a time when we seek to understand people who experience suicidal ideation, behaviours and attempts, and to treat them with compassion rather than condemn them.

http://www.psychology.org.au/Content.aspx?ID=5048

Posted: Mon 13 Jul 2015

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