Beyond the Loss: Breaking the Stigma of Depression and Suicide Paperback – November 2, 2015
I lost my best guy friend to suicide in the middle of my weight loss journey. I wrote a small short story about our relationship and our last encounter.This book is for anyone who has ever lost someone to suicide or who has ever considered suicide as an option for themselves. The intent behind this book is start a conversation, to break the stigma, associated with mental illness. It should be OK to ask for help. It should be OK to grieve the loss of a loved one without hearing questions like “didn’t you see signs” or “didn’t anyone try to help.” The pain of losing a loved one is always deep…the pain of losing a loved one to suicide is so much deeper on so many levels. These stories will touch you, these stories will let you know things will get better, these stories will let you know you are not alone.