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Lessons from Suicide Research: One Man’s Road to Recovery

April 19, 2023 – 1 min read


Gregg Loomis during a filmed interview

Much of what we’ve learned from the scientific research into suicide – what leads someone to take their own life, and what can be done to prevent it – can be examined through the lens of individual experience. In this video, which tells the story of one man’s struggle with suicidal thoughts and his journey to find help and hope, you’ll learn some of the fundamental lessons science has revealed about this leading cause of death.

You can learn more about what research has taught us about suicide – and how we can all play a role in saving lives – by viewing AFSP’s library of research videos, featuring some of the world’s top suicide prevention researchers.