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Myths and facts about suicide

There are many myths about suicide that stop people from just asking someone if they are ok; from ‘talking about it makes it more likely to happen’ to how suicide occurs because of a single event.

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Sadly around 2,000 years of life are prematurely lost to suicide across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent each year.  By challenging common myths surrounding suicide, we can make it easier for people to talk about it and get help.  We’ve set out six important facts below.