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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 [...]

My name is Cassidy Trevan

Dispatches from Cyberspace are random writings about recent events, my life, and my much loved and missed daughter ~ Rehtaeh  Cassidy Trevan struggled to live for two years after she was gang-raped by fellow students and terrorized at her high [...]

2017-02-26T14:22:25+00:00February 26th, 2017|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on My name is Cassidy Trevan

Remembering #JamieHubley #mentalhealth

Today marks the 5th anniversary of Jamie Hubley's death. Jamie's family is very much on my mind. I hope they can find a memory to smile about today, and everyday. The following was written by a young man inspired by Jamie. He is one of many. On thi [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:40+00:00October 15th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Remembering #JamieHubley #mentalhealth

The Lifeline – an app for Suicide Prevention and Awareness

The LifeLine is “Canada’s National Suicide Prevention and Awareness App.”  Lifeline offers access and guidance to support for those suffering in crisis and those who have suffered the devastating loss of a loved one from suicide. Lifeline Canada Fo [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:41+00:00September 26th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , |2 Comments

#FrameofMind – Youth and Suicide #worldsuicidepreventionday

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. Huffington Post Canada has published a series titled Frame of Mind. The series aims to "raise awareness and spark a conversation by speaking directly to teens who are going through a tough time, as well as [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:41+00:00September 10th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , |Comments Off on #FrameofMind – Youth and Suicide #worldsuicidepreventionday

World Suicide Prevention Day – 2015

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. I can stare at the screen all day and still not know what to say. Suicide is empty. It's a giant hole in the hearts of everyone who ever cared for you. It hurts. Please - if you need to talk reach out. If you're [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:00+00:00September 10th, 2015|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on World Suicide Prevention Day – 2015
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