Because the stories of suicide survivors and mourners are extremely important. Based on my last blog – suicide ain’t no joke! We, suicide survivors have a responsibility to share our stories and the stories of those who have succeeded in taking their lives. Depression, mental health, and support is extremely important! Shine on, bright lights of love! Many blessings!
“You see the giant and the shepherd in the valley and Elah and your eye is drawn to the man with the sword and shield and the glittering armor. But so much of what is beautiful and valuable in the world comes from the shepherd, who has more strength and purpose than we can ever imagine.”
I survived a suicide attempt, spent years in rehab centers, jails, psych hospitals. Now I have worked as a supervisor at these type of facilities.
However my friend, he did not. This is what suicide looks like. This is him after hanging himself, right before he died.
The difference is nothing. He grew up in a dysfunctional home, where the norm was drug use, and physical, emotional, and psychological abuse. They didn’t have money, we did. He went to jail, he stayed. I went to jail, I got bailed out…
View original post 1,853 more words