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Here you will find all of the things that we post, or find and repost to our site from other sites. These could be event announcements, news, articles, or just about anything we think is relevant to suicide prevention and the prevention of the stigma of mental illness.

Things happen for a reason…

Things happen for a reason…

I hear it all the time… things happen for a reason. There is no reason for some things to happen. I don’t care what reason you can come up with. I don’t care what religion you can put behind it. I don’t care what grand scheme you can back it with. Sometimes, the reason simply just doesn’t exist.

I posted on my personal Facebook feed a few days ago about how we have had several months of silence in our area as far as youth and youth suicide goes. I posted about how it felt knowing that we had done such a good job in helping our community. We have had a few suicides, mostly in areas that we have not worked in. All of them have been in adults. One really disappointing thing was that we approached one local business about sponsorship and they declined…

The Lady and The Flower

There was a lady who planted a garden. She watered the seeds. She weeded the dirt. She carefully placed mulch around the seedlings as they grew. She checked the plants daily to make sure insects were not hurting the leaves. She put a sturdy fence around the garden for...

Dream by Angel Blackmon

Dream Her touch has faded, but her memory is strong. Her voice has faded, but her word still carry on. I dream of the day, that I hold her tight again. The dream consumes my days, and haunts my nights. Chaney Corley 2002-2015 By Angel Flippen...

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