September is suicide prevention awareness month

So it’s September 23 and I’m now sharing the ribbon. (It’s also Recovery month as well.)

However, for Suicide Prevention Month, I posted the Emotionally Naked t-shirts and collected fifty names to have screen printed in remembrance of loved ones who died by suicide. I’ll post those next week as a fundraiser when the design is finished. Thank you Michelle D. for the idea. Charles, is, of course one of the names.

Keep talking and sharing the posts, this ribbon. Because of you,  I’m hearing a lot from young people, especially, about how to tell a parent they have … Read more...

Suicide prevention week

suicide prevention week

Everything I do for addiction and suicide prevention is in memory of my son Charles Rogers who died by suicide June 5, 2015.

After my world was shattered, I thought I’d reach a point when I didn’t think of Charles every day. I had no idea what grief was all about. I still do think about him every single day and I will until the day I die. Quite frankly, I want to.

When it first happened, I was shocked. I didn’t know the signs of suicide or what it was exactly. I heard the despair in his voice and … Read more...