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We Need to Talk About Suicide #EndTheStigma #MentalHealth

Today in Canada approximately 11 people will end their lives by suicide and approximately 210 others will attempt it. Five years ago my daughter was one of those people, and five years later the pain is just as great as it ever was. If regrets a [...]

Five Years Ago Today We Said Goodbye #RehtaehParsons

Five years ago today I said goodbye to Rehtaeh for the last time. I picked her up from an appointment with a counsellor and drove her home to her mom's house in Cole Harbour. The trip took about twenty minutes and I replay it in my head always. [...]

2018-04-04T11:59:01+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Mental Health, Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , |7 Comments

Thank You Australia and New Zealand #RehtaehParsons

Recently, Rehtaeh's movie, No Place to Hide, was shown in Australia and New Zealand. We always know where it's being broadcast because of all the emails and messages we receive. To everyone who has reached out with words of kindness and support [...]

2018-01-15T09:52:42+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , |Comments Off on Thank You Australia and New Zealand #RehtaehParsons

Access to Information Complaint Against the RCMP #RehtaehParsons

Yesterday morning I filed a complaint with The Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for violating Canada's Access to Information Act. Recently, the Globe and Mail posted a story by Robyn Dool [...]

2017-12-11T20:25:14+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Barry Winters Gets His Day #Edmonton #RehtaehParsons

Some  content may be NSFW. Barry Winters finally got the wish he's had for years. He's finally a famous blogger. Edmonton police said Winters was arrested in connection with the operation of multiple hate-based websites, dating back to 2012. Wi [...]

Determination #RehtaehParsons

I used to live in this beautiful place near the shore of Cow Bay, Nova Scotia. We had a snow storm in January, 2003 and were stuck until the roads cleared up. For some reason Rae was determined to go to that beach you see way in the background. [...]

2017-04-29T15:18:10+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , |Comments Off on Determination #RehtaehParsons

I Never Called Her #suicideawareness = #suicideprevention

I never called my daughter on the day she died. I had always been so proud of how often we talked to each other, but on the day she died I never called. I remember sitting on the couch and thinking about calling her, but I didn't. I went to bed [...]

2017-04-04T10:23:17+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: |2 Comments
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