Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. It's also Pain Awareness Month. While suicide is a difficult topic to address, it’s vital that we do so. As suicide rates are elevated in people with chronic illness and chronic pain, it’s important to be aware of the ways that chronic illness and chronic pain can increase vulnerability to suicidality.
Reclaiming My Story
Of my five grandkids, three of them are now around the age I was when the abuse began. There's not much I remember about that time. Large chunks of my childhood between the ages of 8 and 12 are missing.