He had a Master’s in psychology, and was a behavioral therapist.
I think it’s good to remember the people that help us, might also need help.
Most of the people will say, “What a tragedy” and it’s because they don’t want to feel to blame.
Some of the things that people can do to prevent suicide are: talk openly and honestly to your friends and family and nurses and clergy people about your issues, even when they change the subject, and even when friends stop being there for you, keep reaching out to them. Also, and sort along the same lines, don’t isolate. And what others can do, is open up job opportunities for the disabled, not so many closed doors. Don’t assume people suffer on their own and can’t be helped. Invite the person suffering to a bowling night, and most importantly, laugh a lot.