Suicide

coralie

coralie

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Check this movie: the suicide of Dalida:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEQMlQTmpIE

The end of Dalida ... Nobody realizes how sad this woman was; nobody tried to help her ... Yet, she did not understand her fans' passion for her music ... she did not realize how immense she was ... A true Diva ... May she rest in peace ...
Renard no one realised how lonely this woman was and how empty she felt . even with millions of fans allover the world le vide la rongeait . quand ce rideau de gloire et de lumiere se refermait elle se retrouvait face a la solitude et au vide choses qui vous tue a petit feu qui vous draine jusqu'a la lie et vous laisse balant dans une vie qui malgre son immensite vous laisse vide parcequ'elle a a vos yeux perdu son sens ! son travaille putetre remplissait son temps mais que restait il dans se monde qui pouvait remplir son coeur ? elle avait perdu l'amour de sa vie on l'a bien entendu dans ses chansons mais avons nous compris sa soufrance ? elle savait qu'elle ne pouvait pas avoir d'enfant elle sombrait de plus en plus dans son agonie de ne jamais pouvoir etre maman .... pouvons nous comprendre ce mal qui a engendre ce desespoir ?
le suicide jusqu'a un certain point est mentale mais en premier lieu il est souvent sentimentale/affectif . la solitude , le vide interieur , le desespoir sont des facteurs souvent incontrolables qui s'interactent et reagissent sur notre psyshisme et comme Kakou l'a si bien dit il faut un courage monstre pour pouvoir passer a l'act il n'est pas donner a tout le monde de passer le cap si facilement !

il est vrai que la croyance joue un role de prevention mais encore et malheureusement ce n'est toujours une prevention reussi a 100% . quand nos sentiments ,la tristesse, le desespoir prennent le dessus quelque fois on est aveugle on se laisse aller on cesse de s'acrocher et on bascule .
 
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  • laina

    laina

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    Les facteurs de risque

    Une seule cause ne peut pas expliquer ce qui pousse une personne à se suicider. Les études ont toutefois démontré que certains facteurs personnels associés à des éléments déclencheurs peuvent rendre une personne plus à risque de faire un tel geste. Fort heureusement, d'autres facteurs peuvent réduire ce risque suicidaire (voir figure 1). Ces facteurs seront abordés en lien avec la réalité étudiante.

    figure 1
    FACTEURS DE RISQUE + ةLةMENTS DةCLENCHEURS

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    FACTEURS DE PROTECTION = INDICE DE RISQUE SUICIDAIRE


    Certains facteurs sociaux, familiaux ou personnels affaiblissent la résistance psychologique d'un individu et le rendent plus vulnérable au suicide. Ces facteurs de risque correspondent à des événements qui se sont échelonnés sur plusieurs mois ou des années et qui font partie du bagage de la personne. Voici quelques exemples de facteurs de risque chez les jeunes adultes :
    tentative de suicide dans le passé ;
    suicide dans la famille ;
    dépression ou trouble psychiatrique (ex. : schizophrénie, psychose maniacodépressive) ;
    maladie physique chronique ;
    dépendance à l'alcool ou à la drogue ;
    questionnement sur l'orientation sexuelle ;
    impulsivité ou hypersensibilité ;
    instabilité familiale (séparation ou conflits fréquents) ;
    victime de violence ou d'abus ;
    solitude ou rejet par les pairs depuis l'enfance ;
    longue histoire d'échecs scolaires.
    D'autres facteurs ou éléments peuvent précipiter une crise suicidaire. Ces événements doivent être suffisamment importants pour déstabiliser la personne. Voici quelques exemples d'éléments déclencheurs d'une crise suicidaire chez les étudiants, étudiantes ou jeunes adultes :
    rupture amoureuse, décès ou suicide d'un proche, séparation de la famille ;
    échecs scolaires, abandon ou exclusion d'un programme, ou encore refus d'admission ;
    difficultés familiales ;
    difficultés financières ;
    problèmes relationnels ou amoureux ;
    solitude, isolement ;
    adaptation à une nouvelle ville, à la culture universitaire, à un programme d'études et au milieu scolaire parfois stressant et compétitif ;
    insatisfaction face aux études, indécision face au choix de carrière, mauvais choix, inquiétudes face à l'avenir.
    Heureusement, certaines conditions contribuent à réduire l'impact des facteurs de risque et des éléments déclencheurs. Ces conditions se nomment des facteurs de protection. Ils aident la personne à surmonter les obstacles de la vie. En voici quelques exemples :
    facilité à résoudre des problèmes ;
    sens de l'humour ;
    vision optimiste pour dédramatiser les situations ;
    relations familiales et sociales satisfaisantes et valorisantes ;
    disponibilité et accessibilité des ressources (école, travail ou ressources médicales).
    En résumé, tel qu'illustré à la figure 1, même si un ou une jeune adulte vit un problème chronique (ex. : maladie physique ou mentale) et vient de subir un échec (ex. : rupture amoureuse), le risque suicidaire peut être amoindri par le fait que cette personne vit dans un climat familial chaleureux et possède un réseau d'amis et amies qui la supportent dans cette épreuve.


    Le concept de crise

    Le Petit Robert précise que le mot crise provient du latin krisis, qui signifie « décision ». Si l'on tient compte de cette origine, personne n'est donc à l'abri de traverser une crise au cours de sa vie.

    Selon Caplan (1961 : 34-37), la crise se présente « lorsqu'une personne rencontre un obstacle à des objectifs importants de la vie, obstacle qui est, pour un certain temps, insurmontable par le recours aux mécanismes ordinaires de solution de problèmes. Une période de désorganisation s'ensuit une période de trouble, pendant laquelle elle tente à maintes reprises, sans succès, d'arriver à une solution ». C'est donc une période de déséquilibre qui représente une occasion de changement ou de croissance mais qui peut aussi dégénérer en crise suicidaire.

    Une crise ne dure généralement pas plus de six à huit semaines. Le corps humain, sur le plan physiologique, ne peut supporter davantage une telle tension et un tel déséquilibre. Il est question de crise suicidaire quand la personne entrevoit le suicide parmi les solutions à sa souffrance.

    Voyons maintenant plus en détail les étapes du processus suicidaire lorsque la souffrance devient insupportable pour la personne.


    Les étapes du processus suicidaire

    Le processus suicidaire se déroule en cinq étapes. Mieux connaître ces étapes permet de cerner l'état de la personne en détresse et d'évaluer le degré d'urgence pour ainsi apporter une aide plus adéquate (voir le texte Signe précurseurs ou Quelqu'un que je connais pense au suicide ). ہ noter que ces étapes ne se suivent pas nécessairement de façon linéaire.

    « Flashs » ou pensées


    Une vision d'autodestruction de quelques secondes sans le passage à l'acte. Cette pensée peut disparaître sans revenir ou réapparaître plus tard. (ex. : se voir traverser la rue et se faire frapper par une automobile)

    Idéations suicidaires


    Les idées suicidaires sont de plus en plus fréquentes et peuvent durer quelques heures par jour. Le répertoire de solutions commence à s'épuiser. L'idée du suicide apparaît comme une solution possible.

    Rumination


    La personne pense tout le temps au suicide et ressent beaucoup d'anxiété. Elle ne voit plus d'autres alternatives pour soulager sa souffrance. ہ cette étape, elle commence à planifier son suicide et élabore de plus en plus ses scénarios. Le comment, où, quand se précise.

    Cristallisation


    Le suicide est retenu comme étant LA solution. La personne élabore son plan. Elle peut éprouver du soulagement, sachant que sa souffrance prendra fin.

    Tentative de suicide


    Le processus suicidaire est avancé et l'idée du suicide est cristallisée. La personne met en application son plan suicidaire.
     
    Picasso

    Picasso

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    [FIELDSET=" Excerpt from Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupery"]
    There is a tendency to class such men with toreadors and gamblers. People extol their contempt for death. But I would not give a fig for anybody's contempt for death. If its roots are not sunk deep in an acceptance of responsibility, this contempt for death is the sign either of an impoverished soul or of youthful extravagance.

    I once knew a young suicide. I cannot remember what disappointment in love it was which induced him to send a bullet carefully into his heart. I have no notion what literary temptation he had succumbed to when he drew on a pair of white gloves before the shot. But I remember having felt, on learning of this story show, an impression not of nobility but of lack of dignity. So! Behind that attractive face, beneath that skull which should have been a treasure chest, there had been nothing, nothing at all. Unless it was the vision of some silly little girl indistinguishable from the rest.

    And when I heard of this meager destiny, I remembered the death of a man. He was a gardener, and he was speaking on his deathbed: "you know, I used to sweat sometimes when I was digging. My rheumatism would pull at my leg, and I would dam.n myself for a slave. And now, do you know, I'd like to spade and spade. It's beautiful work. A man is free when he is using a spade. And besides, who is going to prune my trees when I am gone?"

    That man was leaving behind him a fallow field, a fallow planet. He was bound by ties of love to all cultivable land and to all the trees of the earth. There was a generous man, a prodigal man, a nobleman! There was a man who, battling against death in the name of his Creation, could like Guillaumet be called a man of courage![/FIELDSET]
     
    Isabella

    Isabella

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    Suicide (Latin sui caedere, to kill oneself) is the willful act of taking one's own life. A suicide can also refer to the individual who has killed themself. Suicide may be caused by psychological factors such as the difficulty of coping with depression or other mental disorders. It may also stem from social and cultural pressures. Nearly a million people worldwide commit suicide annually. While completed suicides are higher in men, women have higher rates for suicide attempts. Elderly males have the highest suicide rate, although rates for young adults have been increasing in recent years.

    Views toward suicide have varied in history and society. Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism generally condemn suicide as a dishonorable act and some countries have made it a crime to attempt to kill oneself. In some cultures committing suicide may be accepted under some circumstances, such as Japanese committing seppuku for honor, Islamic suicide attacks, or the self-immolation of Buddhist monks as a form of protest.

    [FIELDSET="Questions"]What's your opinion about this act?

    Did you want to do it?

    Do you "excuse" or "understand" who did it or you condemn him/her?

    If you know someone who suicided, could you tell us what were his/her reasons?

    How do you see the suicide of a poet or a painter?[/FIELDSET]

    [FIELDSET="الشعراء المنتحرون"]
    العابرون في المنام

    جمانة حداد

    مئةٌ وخمسون شاعراً. مئةٌ وخمسون شاعراً انتحروا في القرن العشرين. مئةٌ وخمسون صرخوا (أو همسوا): ’كفى!‘، وسبقونا الى الضفّة الأخرى. على رؤوس أصابعهم عبروا، كي لا يوقظوا خوفهم فينتبه ويحول. على رؤوس أصابعم، لأنّ الحزن خفيفٌ هو الحزن الخفيف.

    نعم. مئةٌ وخمسون، في القرن العشرين، انتحروا. مئةٌ وخمسون شاعراً وشاعرةً، من ثمانية وأربعين بلداً، من جهات الأرض الأربع، احتقروا، بعشرين لغة مختلفة، وباثنتي عشرة طريقة مختلفة، هذه الحياة "الانتحارية". مئةٌ وخمسون بطلاً وبطلةً ازدروا العروش كلها، الباطلة منها وغير الباطلة، وارتموا في الهاوية. (جبنٌ؟ شجاعةٌ؟ لا يهمّ. ارتموا).


    ترى هل كان يهوذا أول منتحرٍ في تاريخ العالم الحديث؟ لستُ أدري. لكنه بالتأكيد أوّل منتحرٍ قرأتُ عنه في كتب الدين على مقاعد المدرسة، وأحببتُه. أحببتُ رومنطيقيته الخاسرة، وفروسيته المؤجلة، لكن المتجلية. أحببته معلَّقاً بأناقةٍ ونبلٍ على تلك الشجرة، وأحببتُ، على العشب تحته، نقودَ خيانته تلمع كرسالة وداع. أحببتُه رغم أن المعلّمات كنّ يقلن لنا بنبرةٍ تشبه الحقد كثيراً (لكنها ليست الحقد تماماً): "هذا رجلٌ غادرٌ، وقد نال ما يستحقّ". أجل أحببتُه. (جبانٌ؟ شجاعٌ؟ لا يهمّ. أحببتُه). ولو أُعطي لي، بسحر ساحرٍ، أن أغيّر قدره والتاريخ، لما غيّرتُ شيئاً. لقلتُ له: خنْ وانتحر من جديد يا يهوذا. خنْ وانتحر من جديد، والى ما لا نهاية.

    عندما بدأ الشعراء المنتحرون ينادونني ويلفتون انتباهي تدريجاً، كان واضحاً بالنسبة إليَّ، ومنذ اللحظة الأولى، أنهم النماذج "العصرية" لهذا الـ"يهوذا": كيف لا، وكلّ واحد منهم "خائنٌ" على طريقته؟ كيف لا، وكل واحد منهم باع روحه لقاء "ثلاثين من فضّةٍ" ما؟ منهم من خان الحبّ ومنهم من خان الشعر. منهم من خان الجسد، ومنهم المنطق. لائحة خياناتهم أطول من أن ترد هنا، لكنهم جميعاً، جميعاً بلا استثناء، خانوا الحياة في المرتبة الأولى: "مَنْ لا يعرف ما هي الحياة، أنّى له أن يعرف الموت؟"، يسأل كونفوشيوس. أتراهم خانوا الحياة، وخانوا أنفسهم، كي "يعرفوا"؟

    هل كان يهوذا حقاً أول منتحرٍ في تاريخ العالم الحديث، وهل كانت سافو أول شاعرةٍ منتحرة، مثلما تفيد بعض المراجع التي أتيح لي الاطلاع عليها على مرّ الوقت؟ لا أعلم. لكني، من إيما بوفاري ابنة فلوبير الى آنا كارينينا شيطانة تولستوي، ومن وورثر غوته الى اوفيليا شكسبير، ومن أبطال الأدب الى أبطال التاريخ (كليوباترا، هنيبعل...)، ومن أبطال التاريخ الى أبطال الخشبة والشاشة (كورت كوبين، ماريلين، داليدا، رومي شنايدر، سعاد حسني...)، وقعتُ في حبّ المنتحرين، "مرضى" الحياة، المنتقمين منها ومن أنفسهم، مراراً وتكراراً، وسرق هؤلاء قلبي عاماً وراء عام، صفحةً وراء صفحة، حادثةً وراء حادثة، الى غير رجعة.


    مئةٌ وخمسون شاعراً في القرن العشرين انتحروا، إذاً، ووجدتُهم.

    متى بدأ ذلك؟ وكيف؟ ولماذا؟ أنا نفسي لا أعرف. بزغوا جميعاً ذات غفوةٍ: ألفونسينا، فلاديمير، أميليا، بول، سيلفيا، تشيزاري، دانييل، خليل، نيلغون، جان بيار، أليخاندرا، جون، صفيّة، أتيلا، ريتيكا، تيسير، بيدرو، قاسم، كارين...الخ: بزغوا وجاؤوني في المنام. جاؤوني وخطفوني وصعقوني. صعقوني ودوّخوني وافترسوني. إلى المقلب الآخر سحبتني أطيافهم وقالت: "حان ليلنا فاذهبي وتجهّزي. انهضي من رقادكِ وأنهضينا. قد تعبنا من حياتنا السريّة، ومللنا الهيمان في وادي الظلال. دحرجي الحجر وابعثينا".

    متى بدأ ذلك؟ وكيف؟ ولماذا؟ لا أعرف، أقول. جلّ ما أعرفه هو أننا نحن الشعراء محاطون بأشباحٍ يخاطبوننا سرّاً. أشباحٌ من كل نوع ولون وطبيعة. أحياناً يتمسّك هولاء بأكمامنا، يشدّونها كأطفالٍ صغار أضاعوا أمهّاتهم في الزحمة، ويطلبون منّا إعادتهم الى البيت. أشباحي أنا، "أطفالي" أنا، طوال السنوات الأربع الماضية، كانوا هؤلاء المنتحرين، "شهداء" الشعر، ربما، وشهداء أنفسهم خصوصاً.

    جاؤوني، إذاً، وخطفوني وصعقوني. عذّبوني ودوّخوني وافترسوني. "انهضي"، هتفوا معاً بصوتٍ مكهرِب، فنهضتُ وطاردتُهم، واحداً واحداً، وواحدةً واحدة. طاردتُ قصائدهم طفولتهم أرضهم ابتساماتهم أوجاعهم استيهاماتهم هواجسهم عذاباتهم جهنماتهم جروحهم المفتوحة وغرفهم المغلقة. طاردتُهم وعشتُهم. عشتُهم ومتُّهم. مئة وخمسين مرّةً عشتُ، ومئة وخمسين مرّةً متُّ. ومراراً وكم شعرتُ بأني أنبش قبورهم بيديَّ. لا تصدّقون؟ تعالوا وانظروا: لمّا يزل بعض ذاك التراب المطيَّب عالقاً تحت أظافري...

    عشتُ ومتُّ فعشتُ، لكني لن أروي حياتي وموتي ولا حياتي ها هنا. مَنْ يريد أن يعرفها، هذه الرواية، عليه أن يقرأ، قريباً، مجموعتي الشعرية الخامسة، "مرايا العابرات في المنام"، التي أحدس فيها شعرياً تجربتي مع اثنتي عشرة شاعرةً انتحرن باثنتي عشرة طريقة (هنّ للمناسبة الشاعرات اللواتي أفتتح بهنّ أبواب المدخل الى الأنطولوجيا).

    في صوفيا عشتُ وفي واشنطن، في فيينا وفي بوينوس ايريس، في موسكو وأثينا ومكسيكو وهافانا، في بيروت وعمّان والقاهرة والجزائر، في ريو دي جينيرو عشتُ وفي ليما، في بروكسيل وفي برلين، في بيجينغ عشتُ وفي بودابست...

    ومتُّ: بالرصاص متُّ بالحبل متُّ بالسكين متُّ بالحبوب متُّ بالمياه غرقاً متُّ تحت العجلات دهساً متُّ بالارتماء في الفراغ متُّ بالسمّ متُّ وبالكهرباء وبالغاز وبالمخدرات متُّ وباللهيب المفترس متُّ.

    نابشةُ القبور أنا، قبور الشعراء المنتحرين.

    مئةً وخمسين نعشاً فتحتُ، نعم،

    والى مئةٍ وخمسين جهنّم نزلتُ.

    مئةً وخمسين جثّةً أنعشتُ بماء الزهر،

    ومئةً وخمسين شيطاناً روّضتُ.

    مئةً وخمسين دمعةً رشفتُ

    وبمئةٍ وخمسين ناراً احترقتُ.

    مئةً وخمسين حكايةً حكيتُ،

    ومئةً وخمسين مرّةً سألتُ، بحسرةٍ سألتُ، وقهراً، وعارفةً سألتُ:

    لماذا ينتحر من ينتحر؟



    •مقتطف من مقدّمةٍ طويلة لأنطولوجيا الشعراء المنتحرين في القرن العشرين ("سيجيء الموت وستكون له عيناك")، صادرة عن "دار النهار" و"الدار العربية للعلوم".

    الاثنين 23 نيسان 2007
    النهار​
    [/FIELDSET]
    [FIELDSET=" Excerpt from Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupery"]
    There is a tendency to class such men with toreadors and gamblers. People extol their contempt for death. But I would not give a fig for anybody's contempt for death. If its roots are not sunk deep in an acceptance of responsibility, this contempt for death is the sign either of an impoverished soul or of youthful extravagance.

    I once knew a young suicide. I cannot remember what disappointment in love it was which induced him to send a bullet carefully into his heart. I have no notion what literary temptation he had succumbed to when he drew on a pair of white gloves before the shot. But I remember having felt, on learning of this story show, an impression not of nobility but of lack of dignity. So! Behind that attractive face, beneath that skull which should have been a treasure chest, there had been nothing, nothing at all. Unless it was the vision of some silly little girl indistinguishable from the rest.

    And when I heard of this meager destiny, I remembered the death of a man. He was a gardener, and he was speaking on his deathbed: "you know, I used to sweat sometimes when I was digging. My rheumatism would pull at my leg, and I would dam.n myself for a slave. And now, do you know, I'd like to spade and spade. It's beautiful work. A man is free when he is using a spade. And besides, who is going to prune my trees when I am gone?"

    That man was leaving behind him a fallow field, a fallow planet. He was bound by ties of love to all cultivable land and to all the trees of the earth. There was a generous man, a prodigal man, a nobleman! There was a man who, battling against death in the name of his Creation, could like Guillaumet be called a man of courage![/FIELDSET]
    i think suicide is a choice like any other, you have the right to do with your life what you chose.

    i planned my own suicide when i'm much much older and am actually done living, i have nothing against it but my way of dying consists of a series of tests before i actually kill myself to see if in fact i was done living or not.

    I actually know three people who have killed themselves one of which was a cancer patient who had been told he had a year to live at the most, he took the option of death. the other two had no excuses, one even sent a text message to all of his friends telling them to forgive him and not be sad, and he just went up the roof and shot himself leaving his body to be dragged down by his mother!

    so anyway what i'm trying to say is that i understand when people kill themselves i don't condemn that one bit and i actually think it's very courageous of them to take their own life even though they might leave a string of broken hearts behind. death isn't the easy way out it's a very very harsh reality and who among us isn't scared of death!

    as to the suicide of a poet or a painter, all the good ones draw on their own pain and suffering for inspiration, so the way i see it is, when everything they wanted to say or draw or whatever has been said and done and they are finally free that's when they decide to end their lives because they see it as pointless to continue on living when nothing's left for them to do, so again i admire their courage and a tragic end is a very fit way to end their life's story.
     
    Picasso

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    Tackling South Korea's high suicide rates

    More than 40 South Koreans a day are taking their lives and the government in Seoul has recognised it is a problem that needs tackling. But, as the BBC's Lucy Williamson finds out, the reasons for such a high suicide rate are complicated and not easy to solve.

    The call-centre for Seoul's emergency services is a windowless bunker, buried alongside the forested slopes of Namsan hill.

    It used to be the home of South Korea's spy agency. Now it is where the city's emergency calls come in: reports of traffic accidents, crimes, and - increasingly - suicides.

    According to the government, more than 40 South Koreans a day are taking their own lives - five times as many as in their parents' day.

    Unsurprisingly, the operators here say calls from people wanting to commit suicide - or witnesses to it - are increasing.

    More...
     
    Picasso

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    Caroline Flack, Who Hosted ‘Love Island,’ Dies by Suicide at 40

    By Derrick Bryson Taylor


    Ms. Flack, who was a fixture in the British tabloids, began hosting the show in 2015.

    Caroline Flack, a well-known television personality and former host of ITV’s “Love Island” and other shows in Britain, died on Saturday in London. She was 40.

    The Associated Press, citing a statement from her family, confirmed her death. A lawyer for the family said she had died by suicide and was found in her home, The A.P. reported.

    In 2015, Ms. Flack began hosting “Love Island,” a British dating-reality show on which the public voted off their least favorite “islanders” until one couple remained.

    She was replaced in December after being charged with assault after an episode involving her boyfriend, the tennis star Lewis Burton, The Guardian reported.

    “Caroline was a much loved member of the ‘Love Island’ team and our sincere thoughts and condolences are with her family and friends,” ITV, which broadcasts the show, said on Twitter.

    Laura Whitmore, who replaced Ms. Flack as the show’s host, said on Twitter that she was “trying to find the words but I can’t.”

    Ms. Flack’s management agency and team were not immediately available for comment on Saturday.

    Ms. Flack was no stranger to reality television.

    In 2014, she won “Strictly Come Dancing” with her dance partner Pasha Kovalev and also hosted several other shows, including “I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! Now!” and “Xtra Factor,” according to ITV.

    Ms. Flack, who had several famous partners including Prince Harry and Harry Styles, was a fixture in the British tabloids. She also had to deal with their incessant prying and constant criticism.

    She once told The Sun, “Not everyone is going to like you, so you have to filter it.”

    The Sun, which had blanket coverage of the assault allegations against Ms. Flack, called her “Caroline Whack” in a December story.

    The tabloid faced online backlash in the aftermath of Ms. Flack’s death as social media users attacked it for its articles about her. At one point, #dontbuythesun and #thescum were both trending on Twitter.

    In a 2019 Instagram post, Ms. Flack wrote that she was “in a really weird place” and that she found it hard to talk about it. She said when she reached out to someone to talk about her feelings, they called her “draining.”

    “I feel like this is why some people keep their emotions to themselves,” she said. “I certainly hate talking about my feelings. And being a burden is my biggest fear.”

    Ms. Flack said she was “lucky” to be able to pick herself up, adding “but what happens if someone can’t.”

    “Be nice to people,” she continued. “You never know what’s going on. Ever.”

    While “Love Island” is a wildly popular show in Britain, it has raised issues about mental health.

    Two previous contestants died by suicide, Sophie Gradon in 2018 and Mike Thalassitis in 2019. Their deaths stirred a debate in Britain over the ethics of reality television and the duty that broadcasters have to care for contestants.

    ITV released new guidelines in May to promote contestants’ well-being and also offered contestants “training on dealing with social media.”

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