And I think the rates are higher for men because they use violent means to take their lives. E.g., guns.
Calgary’s Greg Duhaney shares the story of his brother during Mental Health Week
By Jennifer Lee, CBC News Posted: May 04, 2015
It is a moment that changed everything and it is etched in Greg Duhaney’s memory. He had just returned from a year-long trip to find his brother, Kevin, a very different young man.
“He was nonsensical, like he spoke almost fragmented. His thoughts didn’t string together logically. He had his eyes closed a lot. He looked like he was in pain in moments,” said Duhaney.
Kevin, 18, was an artist and normally a happy and very social person, according to Greg. But he had become angry and resentful.
“I describe it as … the first time he died because I didn’t recognize him,” recalled Greg. “I broke down and cried at the time, speaking to my fiancée about it because I felt that I’d lost him at…
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