Barton Goldsmith: And the darkest hour is just before dawn

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Tribune News Service

When things get very complicated and upsetting, feeling low is understandable, and things aren’t going so well in the larger world right now. It’s also not far from the time of year — late spring and early summer — when suicide rates are higher than at any other time of the year. The thing to remember is that there’s always a better option. I’ve been very low at times in my life, but I’ve never been a candidate for suicide, because I know that the world can change for the better in a New York minute. I have also worked closely with very suicidal patients who had a means and a plan, and had to …

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