Dear Suffering Comrade

The powerful letter below comes from Denise Norwood. She was kind enough to allow me to share it. There is so much helpful information here from someone who has battled mental health issues for 55 years. She is a rock-star, a super-hero and role model! There is always hope. It may not be easy, but life is worth the effort. Thank you Denise for your strength and grace and for sharing your wise words and sage advice. From Denise: "I put the following together in the hopes that my 55- year battle will yield some input that resonates and helps. Much love and strength to you." Dear Suffering Comrade, I write to you with straight talk. I write with a lifetime's worth of information excavated fr

No 12-Year-Old Should Die By Suicide

Recently, there were 2 more suicide losses in towns near where I live. One was a 12-year-old and one was a 14-year-old. There are no words that can adequately describe the heartbreak I felt when I learned of these precious young lives lost to suicide and I know in addition to the devastation the families must be feeling, everyone in their communities is impacted as well. We have to do more. . .We need to raise awareness and reduce stigma associated with mental health issues. We need our children to know it is okay to reach out for help and that suicide can never be an option. Dealing with depression or anxiety or any other mental health issue is not a weakness or a character flaw. There is h


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