This is a subtopic of depression that no one wants to discuss, but it deserves perhaps the most attention. Suicide is a tragic response to depression, but unfortunately, it does happen. This does not mean that if you're battling depression you will become suicidal or are in danger of becoming so. This chapter is simply meant to be an educational look at the extreme end of the depression spectrum. In this chapter you'll get a view of the big picture of suicide — statistics, risk factors, and myths — as well as specific, prescriptive information to help steer you well clear of this dark place.