Suicide Prevention is Political

I’m realizing the inadequacy of relationships, personal kindnesses, and hotline numbers alone.

Bryan Barks
3 min readSep 10, 2020

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When I think about the things that have allowed me to survive periods of suicidality, I think of people. Family. Friends. Doctors and nurses. Therapists. I think of loving gestures that helped me during particularly vulnerable and high-risk times. The…

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Bryan Barks

30. Mental health & gun violence prevention advocate. Baltimore.