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Leah Parsons: If It Happened to Rehtaeh, It Could Happen to Anyone

Special by Leah Parsons y daughter Rehtaeh Parsons committed suicide last year at the young age of seventeen. At a time when Rehtaeh was developing who she would become, she was socially assassinated for making the mistake that many teens make; she experimented with alcohol. One night changed her life forever and I can honestly say that she was never ... Read More »

One Year After Amanda’s Death

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I’m struggling to stay in this world, because everything just touches me so deeply. I’m not doing this for attention. I’m doing this to be an inspiration and to show that I can be strong. ~ Amanda Todd It’s hard to believe a year ago today Amanda Todd’s precious life ended. Her mom, Carol, has written what I know would ... Read More »

Amanda Todd Video at One Year

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I’m struggling to stay in this world, because everything just touches me so deeply. I’m not doing this for attention. I’m doing this to be an inspiration and to show that I can be strong. I did things to myself to make pain go away, because I’d rather hurt myself then someone else. Haters are haters but please don’t hate, ... Read More »

World Suicide Prevention Day 2013

If you are feeling suicidal now, please stop long enough to read this. More information about the warning signs of suicide, and places to get help, can be found at suicideprevention.ca. Yesterday was the sixth annual Halifax Walk for World Suicide Prevention Day. In Halifax about 100 people walked from Victoria Park to City Hall. It was our first, the ... Read More »

Surviving my child’s suicide

I had a dream last week that caused me to yell out in my sleep. I don’t remember ever doing that before. I dreamed I was with Krista, my wife, and we were on a boat close to a dock. I think the dock was a refuge. She jumped first and made it safely but once it was my turn ... Read More »