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Sharing Stories: How I Learned to Stop Fearing Attempt Survivors

It was about a year after my son Noah’s suicide, at a conference for survivors of suicide loss, when I first heard someone describe what led to their own suicide attempt. My hackles bristled so fiercely I couldn’t hear the details. I resisted being dragged inside that bleak and scary place, as if despair were [...]

By | 2018-06-04T13:14:41+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Loss Survivor, Stories|0 Comments

Being a Parent with Suicidal Thoughts

I am a more compassionate parent to my son because I live with suicidal thoughts. And it took me until this moment to realize that. Since trying to end my life over 15 years ago, I have seen a lot of doctors, tried a lot of different therapies, and a lot of diagnoses have been [...]

By | 2017-10-09T14:47:00+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Attempt Survivors, Hope|0 Comments