Suicide is a conversation stopper. You know this – that’s why you rarely if ever mention it in company. If you were unfortunate enough to lose a relative or close friend to suicide, you wouldn’t advertise this; you know from sad experience that once the S-word is mentioned silence often follows. It’s estimated that up to 60 people including relatives, friends, neighbours, peers and work colleagues are psychologically affected, to a greater or lesser degree in the aftermath of suicide. That’s an awful lot of silence...