20 Jul 2017

Chester Bennington’s Suicide: A Reminder of The Importance of Mental Health

My heart broke a little when I heard Chester Bennington of Linkin Park died. After all, Linkin Park was huge to me in my teenage years. Then my heart broke wide open when I learned it was a suicide. Chester’s suicide is another reminder of the importance of mental health and the horrors of addiction.…

10 Sep 2016

15 Things to Say to Someone Who Is Depressed

It can be difficult to know what to say to someone who is struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide. You won’t be able to fix the situation or solve their problem, but sometimes the individual just needs someone to talk to. It can be difficult to get the conversation going or know what to…