The National Desperate Acts: Suicide and the Elderly

The National Desperate Acts: Suicide and the Elderly

We meet three people who have decided to break the silence and share their stories, speaking out about the despair that led them to try to end their lives. Seniors feeling frail, isolated and depressed are the most likely to turn to suicide. How can families, the medical community and society help those at risk?

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Older people -- Suicidal behavior [LCSH] Depression in old age [LCSH] Geriatric psychiatry [LCSH] Mental health [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Medical sciences [LCSH] Psychology [LCSH]
Joan Leishman (Journalist), Pat Softly (Producer), Brian Stewart (Host)
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