This week’s post looks briefer than usual as the editor returns from holiday, but this link takes you to one of the most thoughtful and interesting essays by an attempt survivor that we’ve come across.

“Society’s current response to suicide is more dangerous than what I’m proposing, which is really nothing more than some simple respect for the very significant feelings a suicidal person is having,” the author, suicidologist David Webb, writes.

The publication where the essay originally appeared has kindly provided a direct link for readers. Webb also blogs here.