The Compassionate Friends RVA Walk to Remember is something many people have come to look forward to each year. It was created as a symbolic way to show the love we carry for the loved ones we grieve and miss. There is an air of anticipation and excitement as everyone gathers in preparation for the start of the Walk.
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. View all posts by AnneMoss Rogers