An anonymous interview with Rachel about her son’s severe depression and multiple suicide attempts. Rachel described the precipitous descent into depression that seemed to swallow her previously sunny, confident, artistic boy. She names the terrible and confusing sense of ambiguous loss [Read more…]
An interview with Zen teacher Cheri Huber about her own suicide attempt and recovery thanks to becoming a student of Zen. [Read more…]
An interview with Pete MacMullen, the Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the VA in Maine. Pete describes the painful readjustment recently returned vets face in trying to relate to their peers. He describes their struggle with post traumatic stress disorder, living with constant fear for their life, and feeling haunted by memories of loss of friends, as well as by memories of having killed others. He describes warning signs of suicide risk for families and ways in which he tries to help young vets lift the self-judgment and isolation they struggle with.
An interview with Charles Robbins, CEO of the Trevor Project, an organization dedicated to preventing suicide among gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender, and questioning youth. [Read more…]
An interview with therapist, Mary Clare about the anxiety, depression and suicide of a close friend. [Read more…]