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    Canada suicide emergency

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36012578

    An indigenous community in northern Canada has declared a state of emergency after 11 people attempted to take their own lives in one day.
    The Attawapiskat First Nation in Ontario saw 28 suicide attempts in March and more than 100 since last September, Canadian media said, with one person reported to have died.
    Over 100 tries and just 1 success? Apparently the emergency is that they don't know how to fucking commit suicide.
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    #2
    Originally posted by Steve28 View Post
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36012578



    Over 100 tries and just 1 success? Apparently the emergency is that they don't know how to fucking commit suicide.
    To be fair, they are Canadian. So they just need to sober up and try it again.
    Go Space Force!!!

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      #3
      Originally posted by Mayaca View Post

      To be fair, they are Canadian. So they just need to sober up and try it again.
      No, drunk is good, really good, if you're smart about it. Call the cops and say some drunk guy is threatening you with a gun. Then when the cops show up at your house stagger out and point your rifle at them. Easy as fuck. I should do an instructional youtube video or something.
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        #4
        You are right. I was asking a lot.
        Go Space Force!!!

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          #5
          Originally posted by Steve28 View Post

          No, drunk is good, really good, if you're smart about it. Call the cops and say some drunk guy is threatening you with a gun. Then when the cops show up at your house stagger out and point your rifle at them. Easy as fuck. I should do an instructional youtube video or something.
          Alaska has the highest per capita suicide rates in the nation. Some chalk it up to the natives response to culture shock, others to seasonal affective disorder. Me, I like to think of them as good Samaritans helping with population control. Now you run this past us and I see what good this could do for so much of America. I only hope it catches on,

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            #6
            Originally posted by Steve28 View Post

            No, drunk is good, really good, if you're smart about it. Call the cops and say some drunk guy is threatening you with a gun. Then when the cops show up at your house stagger out and point your rifle at them. Easy as fuck. I should do an instructional youtube video or something.
            Yes please do, your widow can post it once she's found the insurance documents and stops laughing

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              #7
              Originally posted by Slats View Post
              Some chalk it up to the natives response to culture shock, others to seasonal affective disorder.
              Sometime in the last week I read (BBC maybe?) that SAD doesn't actually exist. Just whiny people being whiny and blaming it on the season instead of on themselves, because they're naturally whiny. I don't think the article phrased it quite like that though, but that was the gist.

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                #8
                Originally posted by Smudge View Post

                Yes please do, your widow can post it once she's found the insurance documents and stops laughing
                I really should cancel that insurance policy.
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                  #9
                  Originally posted by Steve28 View Post

                  Sometime in the last week I read (BBC maybe?) that SAD doesn't actually exist. Just whiny people being whiny and blaming it on the season instead of on themselves, because they're naturally whiny. I don't think the article phrased it quite like that though, but that was the gist.
                  Well, you know I didn't write it if "Oh, boo-hoo-hoo, aren't you a whiny little bitch didn't appear in there somewhere. I'm sensitive like that.

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                    #10
                    Kotzebue, AK, has a short bridge going from the cobbled together shacks they call a town and their water reservoir. A left-leaning cracker I know was telling me how the town average for suicides by hanging from the bridge was 11 a year, and that something should be done about it.

                    Honest truth, I took a sip of beer and said Yeah, build a longer bridge.

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                      #11
                      Originally posted by Slats View Post

                      Well, you know I didn't write it if "Oh, boo-hoo-hoo, aren't you a whiny little bitch didn't appear in there somewhere. I'm sensitive like that.
                      It was CBC I read it, apparently SAD does not exist

                      http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/...rder-1.3515040

                      "There was very little research at that time, but yet the DSM authors, I suppose, thought there was enough evidence to attach the diagnostic modifier of seasonal variation to the diagnosis of major depression based on what they found in respect to SAD."
                      SAD has attracted cultural and research attention for more than 30 years.
                      Every year, people around the world spend money on products and treatments to try to combat the winter blues, and specialists tout the benefits of things like full spectrum lights and bright light therapy.
                      'I'm not saying people don't get depressed in winter' - Prof. Steven LoBello, study co-author
                      But for LoBello, those ideas are more likely a product of folk psychology, rather than the fruit of objective data.
                      It's not a psychiatric disorder it's people preferring green grass to ice. Move if you can't deal with a little winter.
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                        #12
                        Is that a pic of you on the article, or do all Canucks look alike? OMG! Canadians are cloning in order to build an army to invade America! We need to build a wall. Call Donald, CALL DONALD!

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                          #13
                          Sorry, wrong boards. My alter ego came out for a second there.

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                            #14
                            Originally posted by Slats View Post
                            Sorry, wrong boards. My alter ego came out for a second there.
                            You are probably low on vitamin D.
                            Go Space Force!!!

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                              #15
                              Originally posted by Mayaca View Post

                              You are probably low on vitamin D.
                              Which one has that, beer or scotch? Can never remember.

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