Is It Okay to Heal?

A new normal? I’ve wanted to write about this for a long time. It’s scary. There is this unspoken law in the suicide community that survivors can’t heal all the way. That if we do, we somehow are betraying our loved ones lost to suicide. Even worse,...

MBSR I Wish I Had Known!

Jacob Hess and Debi Todd, thank you. 3 years ago, after Hannah left by suicide and I started putting the pieces together, I was given a flyer referring to the one thing Hannah’s neuropsychologist recommend after intense testing – mindfulness.  He told me...

Hope After Suicide

That moment when I found Hannah, all hope was lost that we would overcome her struggles. She took a different route without me. She lost confidence in me to guide her through. That’s just the truth of it. And in that moment of lost hope, a pain emerged like...

Suicide Survivor Support Group

Suicide Survivor Support Group 2nd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday of every month 7 pm – 9 pm Utah School for the Deaf and Blind 742 Harrison Blvd. Ogden, UT. Conference Rooms A&B. Enter at the West side of the building. Follow signs. For more information and for...

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why Suicide is NOT entertainment. Here’s an interview I did with KUTV Channel 2 in Salt Lake City regarding 13 Reasons Why Experts warn against popular Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’ I have a lot to say. I binged watched the show and took...