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Suicide Awareness

Journal Entry: Mon Oct 13, 2014, 6:31 AM

This is not normally a topic I cover, nor will I cover in depth unless what I suspect might happen comes to pass. I have a strong feeling, based off of observed behaviors from several people around me, that this winter will have a rather high number of suicides. I don't know what's going on, but I do know that economic and social factors are in play. While I'm in love with this time of the year out here in the North West; I can definitely understand why other people respond to the lower light levels differently.

This is just a generic warning to people that still read my journals. Keep a close eye on the people around you and respond quickly to any signs of severe depression and dialogue containing any words of self destruction. If you want more info, go check out the suicide prevention info at… .

I suspect the severe economic conditions we're experiencing in the US at this time is contributing to some of this talk I'm hearing from people. And yes, the economy is bad, real bad, no matter what the manipulated numbers say. Several people I know are either laid off, can't find permanent work other than seasonal help, and/or are working two jobs due to hour cuts.

Last winter, there were quite a few suicides of people I at know of or talked online with, if not met in person. Not to forget this last February, had a few co-workers that came close (however both made immediate changes to their life to address the issue and they left the company).

I'm just saying that I've already had to intervene twice this month, and its starting to put me on edge. I think this is going to be a bad winter.


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  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Fresh Aire by Manheim Steemroller
  • Reading: fuck all
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: my 3ds
  • Eating: FOOOD! That I cook myself
  • Drinking: Tea


Eric - Internet Art Collector
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
1. I love the colors of light blue, charcoal grey, and black.
2. I love longboarding.
3. I love rock, EDM, Trance, GOA, old-school R&B, jazz, and big band.
4. I'm single and I really want a nice girlfriend.
5. I love to cook.
6. I love spicy foods, Japanese cuisine, sushi, Indian, Arabic, and Persian foods.
7. I like going outdoors and doing stuff, but want someone to do stuff with.
8. I learned that cast iron cookware is bad-ass, and now all my kitchen pots and pans are cast iron.
9. I love the company of my friends, and would do much to help them out and keep them safe.
10. I'm shamelessly addicted to My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Fluttershy rocks!

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marrero95ph Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Student General Artist
send me a note when you're back :)
SEMC Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yo. Did you ever get paid?
marrero95ph Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Student General Artist
now that you mention it, i just got it now xD
SEMC Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
yay you faved something , tell you what if you can get a image to me that you really like, it has to be about the size of your avatar on here and is not a very large number of colors ( IE : 10 shades of blue for hair ) and it has defined lines I can try to build you something just for you my friend
SEMC Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
How about Sage's cutie mark (the music notes and vines)
Electryonemoongoddes Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014
I dont know how to free hand it I would still need an image of it
SEMC Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It doesn't have a definite form, but most artists have a variation on this:…
And a few change one of the notes to a light green
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Nakuru-Nebelung Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014
Your gallery is awesome pal :) !

Please keep up the good art!
SEMC Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you
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