Mental Health/Wellness

Suicide Awareness: What You Should Know

Rapidly rising suicide rates are the health crisis too few are talking about. For every suicide, there are at least 25 suicide attempts. Suicide rates increased by 25% across the United States between 1999 and 2016 (US CDC, 2018). When it comes to suicide, it is easy to be ignorant. No one wants to believe that aContinue Reading “Suicide Awareness: What You Should Know”

Mental Health/Wellness

Suicide Prevention Month: Buy a Tie & Help Save a Life

In the past year my husband and I attended funerals for two different soldiers my husband served with – they both committed suicide. I remember sitting there at the first funeral and only being able to remember his smile and his ability to get anyone around either smiling or laughing. He was a husband andContinue Reading “Suicide Prevention Month: Buy a Tie & Help Save a Life”