Music is a powerful tool.
Georgia Tech is one of the first universities in the U.S. to implement a comprehensive Zero Suicide-based approach to suicide prevention.
Being in the company of long-term survivors in Chicago was an even deeper manifestation of the camaraderie that exists among all survivors.
At James’s encouragement,Toksook Bay’s Nelson Island School agreed to host a Survivor Day gathering, which turned into a village-wide event.
It brings me joy to hear and see people finding those connections as I am keenly aware of how vital they’ve been to me.
The Sanitago, Chile Survivor Day program includes testimonials by people who have attempted suicide but have since recovered.
May you find community and connection on your journey, and remember always that your heart is resilient.
I want others to know now what I should have known then, so that they, hopefully, will never have to suffer a loss like ours.
Raising awareness for suicide and mental health has become my passion…and it has helped with my grieving.
Suicide is heartbreaking and can be difficult to understand.