Articles with suicide prevention

I Will Not Be That Woman

I Will Not Be That Woman

Not today. Even when the river rolls so cool and deep and I could wade and wade ’til sleep. Not today. When I have the tablets in a drawer in a box winking chalkily at me. Not today. When the church…

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Tabatha Stirling

I recently signed with Unbound, the literary crowdfunding publisher, for my book about maid abuse in Singapore called "Blood On The Banana Leaf." Funding stands at a revved up 40 percent so if you felt like pledging for some really excellent rewards and my unfettered love, please visit this link: https://unbound.com/books/blood-on-the-banana-leaf When I’m not writing or baking cupcakes, I am thinking about writing, reading, studying for my MLitt in Creative Writing at Glasgow University, designing book covers, gaming or watching dark, blood-splattered dramas like the Walking Dead, Ray Donavon, and Sons of Anarchy. I am totally prepared for a zombie apocalypse!

Even With Mental Health Services, Sometimes Suicide Prevention is Impossible

Even With Mental Health Services, Sometimes Suicide Prevention is Impossible

Suicide Prevention Day was September 10. That day, my Facebook feed was emblazoned with posts about mental health, about suicide hotlines, about better resources and improved programs. All excellent and worthy causes. But all I could think about was my college…

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Jenny Heitz Schulte

Jenny Heitz Schulte is a Los Angeles based writer, blogger, certified Pilates instructor, and avid exerciser. Her passion, besides her husband and daughter, is aerial trapeze. She is the creator of the blogs Fem40Fitness and Find A Toad.

Seven Shades of Sick

Seven Shades of Sick

Now pay attention. The next sentence will be the most important words I write. I have loved being alive. I’d like you to pause and remember it as we move through the uncomfortable. It’s 4:00 AM. The house has gone quiet.…

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Jacqueline Cioffa

A retired, international model, and celebrity makeup artist. Co-Author of Model Citi Zen, the guide. Founder of http://modelcitizenmakeup.blogspot.com/. Author of numerous prose pieces in various literary magazines. Most recently published in Little Episodes Brainstorms the anthology, among esteemed artists Sadie Frost, Melvin Burgess and Todd Swift.