Dear Cosby High School Health Science Students,

I visited Cosby High School Health Science Students in Chesterfield County and presented on a topic no one wants to talk about: mental illness, addiction and suicide.

I told them my personal story about Charles. Actually, I read more

My first suicide prevention workshop at NIMH

Elizabeth Ballard Ph.D NIMH; Maryland Pao, Ph D, MPH NIMH; Lisa Horowitz, Ph D, MPH, NIMH; David Brent, MD, University of Pittsburg; Anne Moss Rogers, Pres. Beacon Tree Foundation

Apparently, I was their first, too. The first suicide loss survivor to speak at such an event at National Institute of Mental Health.

I was the short talk at the end of some brilliant presentations and exciting new research on suicide prevention, creating treatment plans and information on ketamine, read more