determine whether criminalization of suicide would be a reasonable social control to prevent suicide

  • Based on Chapter 10 of the textbook, examine TWO (2) types of suicide.
  • Next, determine whether criminalization of suicide would be a reasonable social control to prevent suicide. Provide support for your position.
  • Propose ONE (1) instance when experts would consider suicide a “mental illness” versus a simple “intentional act”. Justify your response.
  • Lastly, share a resource (webpage, hotline, etc.) that can be advantageous for coping with consideration for suicide or those who have lost a loved one to suicide

Be sure to include a minimum of two outside sources for your post using APA format, in-text citations, and a reference list.

  • MUST use APA format which requires in-text citations and a reference list (examples of APA links are available under Student Center).
  • Use sources from within the last 5 to 7 years.
  • Refrain from personal pronouns (“I”, “me”, “we”, etc.) in your initial posts.
  • Be sure to answer what is asked of you thoroughly.