Category Archives: Depression

We need to listen

There is a pandemic of frightening proportions in the news lately. Every-time I hear a story about it I cringe. What makes this particular, deadly pandemic all the sadder is that unlike cancer, or a motor vehicle accident this tragedy is avoidable! The tragedy I speak of is suicide, or as the French refer to it, self murder. Then, adding to the terrible pain of this is the fact that many of these victims are persons who serve as first responders! Or, have in the past served this country in the armed forces, putting their lives on the line to defend us! That these heroic men and women fall into such utter despair is a travesty. Continue reading