A Year Ago Today

A Year Ago Today

You often hear people saying “I just wish I would have known” when speaking of a tragic loss to suicide. That is because depression and suicidal thoughts/actions hide. It is not just the emo kid at school or the person on the outside of a group like many would expect, it is hiding in plain sight. In the valedictorian – drowning in unrealistic expectations and pressure to perform. The popular, athlete. The pretty, sorority girl keeping up the life of the party image. The roommate who is so “lazy” and always sleeping through class. It runs ramped in high schools, on college campuses, in the work place, often right under our noses.

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