We don’t like it but we can understand the death of a loved one by accident or illness. However the death of a loved one by suicide leaves us more puzzled.
Indeed the DSM 5 says if there is intense sorrow and emotional pain for a loved one after 12 months then that is classed as complicated bereavement, a neurotic condition.
Some fifteen years later he was executed by lethal injection. So he finally did complete the suicide attempt and he got the state to kill him.
So if there is a war, as we are told, then the enemy is not doing very well.
Most people entering counselling will be most surprised by this and are not expecting the drug counsellor to be of this mind at all.
But this time is is prohibition by stealth, they have not sought to have tobacco made illegal but they have sought to make tobacco prohibitively expensive.