Mental health and suicide are at the forefront of public conversation, which means we are in a better position than ever to make a change.
Our texters worry about their friends. We see more conversations about how to help a friend than we do grief, bullying, or substance abuse.
The deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have brought suicide into the public conversation.
Whatever you’re feeling is valid. The series is intense, and if you’re feeling upset about the events depicted, you’re not alone.
We know what it feels like to receive a text from a friend in some kind of crisis. Reading a text from someone in pain, you may feel concerned or panicked.
It’s important to know that we, as individuals, can make a difference. Step one is realizing that together we can change the reality of suicide.
The voices that I had been hearing since I was around 18 were particularly loud that night.