Tags : suicide

Author discusses help for those battling depression

Many times during the Christmas holidays people battle depression or feel quite anxious. Allie Marie Smith wrote a book about her battle with depression called Wonderfully Made. She discusses how once she considered taking her own life by throwing herself off of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and the miracle that saved her […]Read More

Former paramedic reflects on work-related mental challenges

This week is National Paramedic Services Week.  It is an occasion to recognize hardworking and courageous professionals for their dedicated public services and to thank them for protecting our health and safety. We spoke with a local former paramedic and heard some unsettling stories. Since the early age of eight, Charissa Klamn knew she wanted […]Read More

Lethbridge Family Services to offer suicide awareness presentations

The mental health crisis has become a “parallel pandemic” to COVID-19.  That is according to a 2021 report from the United Nations.  Lethbridge Family Services (LFS) announced workshops and trainings they are offering when it comes to suicide prevention. Suicide awareness and prevention is a critical health response to COVID-19.  And Lethbridge Family Services believes […]Read More