June 19, 2016 – 2 Years Later

June 19, 2016, 2 years. Life is duplicitous. Two years ago today, Hannah ended her pain, her life.  So many have said we’d never be the same.  I didn’t understand that.  I’m starting to.  Life has become an exercise in duplicity.  And I’m sure that I’m still in shock...

An Unfortunate Tribe

I have the blessing of working with some of the greatest people in the Utah Legislature.  Representative Eliason is one of them.  He recently asked if I would be willing to talk with a family newly touched by suicide.  This post is my first response to the family...

18 Months

March 2013.  A date that is seared into my memory.  The Utah Legislative Session was coming to a close. The bills I worked on were high maintenance.  The closing days vital.  I was helping to save lives.  Homeless youth and children with epilepsy were forefront in my...