The ‘Zero Suicide’ Project Forgets about Assisted Suicide

Posted July 6, 2018 3:28 am by Alex Schadenberg

The ‘Zero Suicide’ Project Forgets about Assisted Suicide

This article was published by National Review online on July 5, 2018.Wesley SmithBy Wesley SmithIt rarely fails. I see a news story lauding a suicide-prevention program. But when I check it out, the prevention strategies described are usually incomplete, making no mention of — or opposition to — assisted suicide, even though some see legalization as a contributing cause of our nation’s suicide crisis.Recently, when I read about a commendable program called the “Zero Suicide” project, I hoped it would be different. You see, it focuses explicitly on preventing suicide in the health-care context. From the website:The foundational belief of

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