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Mental Illness
and Suicide

The relationship between mental illness and suicide is multifaceted. Mental illnesses can significantly contribute to an individual’s vulnerability to suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

How does mental illness relate to suicide?

It’s essential to note that not everyone with a mental health disorder will experience suicidal thoughts, and not all individuals who attempt suicide have a diagnosed mental illness. Suicide is a complex phenomenon influenced by various biological, psychological, social, and environmental factors.

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