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Suicide Awareness

Suicide and the Art of Boxing

Gerry Gavin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Gerry Gavin

When someone ends their own life, there may be a note, or a reason that is given -- but for everyone who cares for them there will always be that terrible thought in the back of your mind that maybe -- just maybe -- if I had just done...? The blanks that you fill in at the end of that sentence can be endless.

'My Grandmother Took Her Life At 61... In Less Than 2 Years I Will Be Her Age'

Diana M. Raab | Posted 11.14.2013 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

When I was 10 years old my grandmother committed suicide in her room next to mine. It was Labor Day weekend and my parents were at work. I knocked on her door and there was no answer. With a child's intuition I sensed that something was wrong so I phoned my parents at work.

Surviving Suicide

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

Perhaps the worst thing about suicide is the pain that it causes to those left behind. These people are known as the survivors. And telling our stories can help us to heal from the trauma of this experience.

Suicide Prevention Is a Community Conversation

Alison Malmon | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact
Alison Malmon

All of us who struggle, all of us who care for people who need support, and all of us who have experienced this loss, need to know that other people have been where we are, and have our backs.

Mourning Dad Completes 12-Year, 30,000 Mile Trek For Suicide Prevention

Posted 02.29.2012 | Impact

Stevie Fugate never had the chance to hike the Appalachian Trail. But his father -- Steve -- completed the trek, and then some, for the son he lost to...

Bullying Claims Another Victim... an Unexpected One

Marlo Thomas | Posted 03.20.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

I will not stand by and see other families destroyed. We must defeat bullying. Parents, teachers, grandparents, and -- most of all -- kids, must band together and stop this epidemic in our schools and on our playgrounds.