It’s now #SuicidePreventionMonth
And here’s my motivation:
Since Darren passed away in May, I have been looking for ways to get involved. I’ve made numerous posts all tagged #suicide.
As many of you know, my son took his life. He made a choice to end his life rather than continue living with all the pain he felt in his heart.
I don’t understand. I will never understand.
I don’t know what pushed him to that point. I have some very strong assumptions that will stay with me forever.
Through these last 3.5 months, I have been trying to get as involved as I can in the prevention of suicide.
Through reaching out, I have found some great resources, ways to get involved, and met some great people who also share my passion for helping others who have gone through what I have or who are headed down that road. My hopes are to connect with those people who have seen the darkness, but have found a way to overcome it.
So, to kick off suicide prevention month, here are some suicide facts:
Please join me in spreading awareness. You can even join my team for the upcoming Out of the Darkness walk @