Living with Suicidal Ideations

I’d like begin by saying that if you or a loved one have thoughts about suicide or ending your own life please reach out the National Suicide Hotline – 800-273-8255.   The topic of suicide is sensitive and nuanced. It’s something that we whisper when speaking about, as if it’s a terrifying creature that awaits…

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Suicide Awareness

By: Barbie Collins Young It’s been 3 years since I lost my dearest friend, Kate, on September 10th.  September 10th, ironically, is suicide awareness day, and it was a day that completely turned lives upside down, yet guided me to a deep-seated passion to do the work in mental health that I do now.  It’s…

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