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Male suicide: Men 3 times more likely to die than women

08 May

And I think the rates are higher for men because they use violent means to take their lives. E.g., guns.

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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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