Year 1

Today marks one entire year since my brother left this earth. Sometimes, it feels like it happened yesterday, and other days it feels like a thousand years have passed. Some days, my mind still has trouble wrapping itself around the fact that you're gone. I can still remember the way I felt when I got … Continue reading Year 1

Safe and effective messaging for suicide prevention: Why is it important?

I cringe most times I read news articles that are reporting a suicide death. In many cases, they are celebrity deaths being reported. The ways that we communicate about suicide and mental health makes a huge difference, and there are guidelines that should be followed. There are facts that show that risk of suicide increase … Continue reading Safe and effective messaging for suicide prevention: Why is it important?