Suicide Prevention Month – My Story Pt 2

Suicide Prevention Month – My Story Pt 1 About 2 months ago, I was driving home and The Outsider by A Perfect Circle came on. It’s one of those songs that felt too close to home about myself.  I was singing and thinking how I had been punishing myself for everything that happened with my kids, my … Continue reading Suicide Prevention Month – My Story Pt 2

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Suicide Prevention Month – My Story Part 1

I am 13 years old.  I’m in 7th grade.  I’m on the bus, and I have the asshole kid in front of me reminding me how fat I am.  He’s added, now, to close my legs, because I smell like fish. My stomach crawled in my throat, and my heart is desperately trying to plug my … Continue reading Suicide Prevention Month – My Story Part 1

Won’t Somebody Think of the Children?

Continuing from: Depression is Selfish The suicides of Robin Williams, Chris Cornell, and Chester Bennington prompted a common concern: would kids copy these celebrities? This concern is used to justify anger and hostility.  It is used to support “suicide is selfish”.  The concern is understandable, copycat suicides are real. The people most at risk to copycat … Continue reading Won’t Somebody Think of the Children?