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S/O National Poetry Writing Month #2

This poem is inspired by the recent and devastatingly tragic death of motivational blogger, Karyn Washington. Interestingly enough, I had never heard of “For Brown Girls” or Karyn, prior to her death, and yet, her suicide hit me really, really hard. 811 more words

Poetry & Reflections

Suicide and a Safety Plan

I can’t say how thankful that I am for these videos and all the help that katimorton.com and her YouTube Channel do for people that are dealing with Suicide, Rumination, and Suicidal Ideations.   255 more words


Things Are Changing in Med Schools

I have just read the email sent to me from a medical student from where Kaitlyn attended medical school, Wake Forest School of Medicine. This young woman was not in the same class as Kaitlyn but she said she and the whole school were deeply affected by her suicide. 170 more words

KU students to hold 'Out of the Darkness' suicide prevention walk

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Students in Lawrence, Kan., will gather Saturday, May 3 for the first local Out of the Darkness campus walk presented by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 224 more words


Suicide Really Pisses Me Off

I stopped posting to my blog– this blog which I started specifically to share resources, information and stories about depression and anxiety. I stopped because my father-in-law put a gun in his mouth and shot himself. 1,071 more words

Clinical Depression

PTSD; A Pathetic Apology

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals”. 1,007 more words


I have spent the last few days reading (and avoiding somewhat) the news stories and Facebook posts regarding the latest developments in the Amanda Todd case. 362 more words