Parkland, Sandy Hook suicides put focus on mental health, grief
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 Miami (AFP) March 25, 2019
The community of Parkland was grieving Monday after a second student took their life a little over a year following the shooting at the Florida town's high school that left 17 people dead. As Parkland was mourning, the authorities said the father of a child killed in the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, had apparently committed suicide. Jeremy Richma
The Huffington Post recently wrote, "Words matter, especially when it comes to mental health. One phrase that you may not be aware is particularly egregious? 'Committed suicide.'" The current conversation on suicide awareness has made it clear that this phrase is no longer PC. The reason being that...