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The Sneaky Wisdom of Failure

The Sneaky Wisdom of Failure

About 15 years ago, I promised a publisher I’d write a book called Suicide Assessment and Intervention for Social Workers. We signed a contract. And I wrote. For many hours, day and night, I wrote. For more than 200 pages, I wrote. And then, inscrutably, words became...

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Not (Always) Speaking of Suicide

Not (Always) Speaking of Suicide

Photo by Henry & Co. on Unsplash I started my first blog, Speaking of Suicide, in 2013. It really took off, and it’s received more than 6 million views and 9,000 comments from readers.  In this new blog, I won’t talk about suicide much. Not because suicide is...

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