Suicide

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day Light a candle near your window at 8:00 PM There is hardly anyone whose life has not been touched by suicide in one way or another. September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. Let us take this opportunity to remember those whose lives have been affected by suicide, [...]

2020-09-10T22:38:47-04:00September 7th, 2020|Suicide|

How My Brother Defined Mental Health Awareness

Photo by Roshnai Bhowal Mohit’s Story Not a single one of Mohit’s friends ever thought this could happen to Mohit. As a quiet, brilliant, and engaging soul, he inspired me and everyone around him. People used words such as profound, cultured and teacherly to describe Mohit. Even though we live in a culture in which [...]

2020-08-08T14:49:20-04:00July 31st, 2020|Suicide|

Losing a Loved one to Suicide – Struggle with the Aftermath

Most of us have been touched by suicide. There are roughly 42,000 suicides every year in the U.S. Some have lost a young child, some lost a parent, a brother, a sister, a colleague, a friend or a classmate. In a recent survey conducted by SAMHIN, 30 percent of individuals who took the survey knew [...]

2020-09-10T22:45:45-04:00June 13th, 2020|Suicide|