Results for - Do what I say, not what I do

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//www.people.com/article/suicide-prevention-board-member-takes-own-life

1. People magazine recently ran a story about a suicide prevention advocate ending his own life. Have you read this story? //www.people.com/article/suicide-prevention-board-member-takes-own-life

Yes
5%
83 votes
No
82%
1,403 votes
Undecided
5%
78 votes
Not Applicable
9%
152 votes

2. Wollheim had recently retired and started his own counseling business (he became a mental health counselor at age 66, after retirement). Do you think this change in employment may have had anything to do with his depression, leading up to his own death?

Yes
19%
330 votes
No
15%
253 votes
Undecided
52%
890 votes
Not Applicable
14%
243 votes

3. Suicide has been found to be directly related to mental health. What do you think about a licensed mental health practitioner--even though he was one only for a year after retirement--choosing to take his own life?

I am baffled and just don't understand it.
10%
173 votes
He is human just like anyone else, so it doesn't matter what he did for a living.
43%
732 votes
As a mental health and suicide prevention counselor, seems he wouldn't be one to take his own life.
12%
201 votes
I have no idea.
34%
577 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
33 votes

4. Wollheim trained over 1,000 students to become suicide intervention specialists. How do you think his own suicide affected his former students?

They probably now question whether suicide prevention is possible
32%
541 votes
They probably feel betrayed
22%
378 votes
They understand what he was going through and why he chose to end his life
23%
402 votes
They may now find themselves in a vulnerable state since their teacher did what he trained them not to do
38%
650 votes
Other (please specify)
8%
143 votes
08/22/2015 Living 1716 25 By: Tiger_Lily

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