Confessions of Suicidal Ideation for a Grieving Father

On Facebook recently, I received a notification from a former workmate. I’ve had no contact with him in more than a decade. He’d started a Facebook page to promote suicide awareness and wanted me to like it. I clicked through to the page, not intending to follow it until I noticed the reason for the page. He was advocating suicide prevention because he’d recently lost … Continue reading Confessions of Suicidal Ideation for a Grieving Father

Coping with Grief and Bipolar When You Lose the One You Love the Most

“I’ve got a lot to tell you,” she said. I could tell from her voice that she was smiling. We were discussing one of our friends and some of the stupid decisions he was making. “Will you be able to come over tonight?” she asked me. “Definitely,” I told her. It was a Tuesday and our night to spend time together. It was nearing noon, … Continue reading Coping with Grief and Bipolar When You Lose the One You Love the Most