Hole in my heart – #griefheart number 142

Hole in my heart
Hole in my heart

This “hole in my heart” from Ellen who lost her son from an overdose and as a result she and her husband have become advocates and facilitate peer support and outreach to those who have lost a loved one to an overdose.

This is not just suicide awareness month but recovery month as well. This #griefheart in honor of all the moms and dads that have suffered loss from the overdose.

What is the #griefheart project?

I explain my #griefheart project here.

See all #griefhearts so far on pinterest or on this blog by #griefheart category.

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AnneMoss Rogers

AnneMoss Rogers is a mental health and suicide education expert, mental health speaker, suicide prevention trainer and consultant. She is author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW. She raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost her younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. She is a motivational speaker who empowers by educating and provides life saving strategies and emotionally healthy coping skills. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now that's the legacy she carries forward in her son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website.

3 thoughts on “Hole in my heart – #griefheart number 142”

  1. “hole in a heart”- exactly what losing a child is like & yes we need each other because that hole can not be filled with a replacement… so fill it with what you can and try to find the joy…. I am trying….

  2. Anne,

    In working through your own grief and doing this project you have collected so many helpful resources and created a place where those of us who have lost a loved one find community.
    Thank you.
    Is Ellen in the Richmond area?


    1. Friend of a friend. She is either in Wiliamsburg or Ohio. Charlotte lives in Williamsburg. Will find out more and have her comment here. Thank you by the way. Keep sharing and commenting. We need each other.

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