In the News

2014 Overnight Walks, Success from Coast to Coast

06/30/2014

The 2014 Out of the Darkness Overnight Walks are now finished. How incredible it was to see 2,200 people on both coasts, first in Seattle June 14-15 and then in Philadelphia June 28-29, walk a combined 33+ miles for suicide prevention.

Suicide Prevention and LGBT Pride

06/27/2014

I believe that each step we take in the direction of healing the wounds that divide LGBT youth from their families brings us one step closer to a world without suicide.  And while we still have a very long way to go, these steps are worth celebrating.

My Son Jeff

06/27/2014

My son, Jeff, was born on March 6, 1979 and I knew he was special from the day he was born.

Op-Ed: "Black Box" Warning

06/18/2014

A decade ago the federal government warned that antidepressants might raise the risk of suicide in youth and young adults. The new study conducted by researchers at Harvard replicates previous findings of Gibbons et al. (2007) and provides another powerful look at what happened following the FDA black box warnings.