In the last few years at the high school where three of my four kids graduated, there have been several suicides. It’s something heavy on the minds and hearts of so many parents and teens where we live. So we reached out to Penny, a friend and neighbor of ours who has both personal and professional experience to write this post. We hope you find some answers and guidance in her words-a place to start in talking to the people you love about a hard thing.
Suicide….This word seems to be attracting national news with celebrities, professional athletes, and young teens who have taken their life.
For me this word, reminds me of my brother, who died too young at age 26. …