Most of us are very uncomfortable discussing suicide, it’s a difficult topic. Unfortunately, suicide happens and when it does, it leaves a trail of pain and devastation. As a grief counselor, I see all too well the destruction left behind. On today’s show, Karen Lawrence shares her story of losing her brother, Ken, to suicide. We’ll discuss what makes it so difficult to talk about, some of the myths we hold about suicide, and ways to get help for yourself or your loved one. To learn more, feel free to go to my website at http://brittaneinast.com.
If you or someone you love is thinking about suicide, tell someone! Talk to a friend, family member, counselor, or someone you trust. If you’re not sure who to call, contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK, they are available to help 24/7!