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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher, Sun-Telegraph 

Life On The Edge

Speaker To Share Experiences With Suicide

 

Suicide is the 12th leading cause of death in the United States. In 2020, 45,979 Americans died from suicide, from an estimated 1.2 million suicide attempts.

The elusive questions are what leads suicide, what can be done to stop it, and are we doing enough.

On Thursday, May 26, Rhianna Brand, a suicide survivor, will share her story and her journey. Brand is a loss survivor, and a three-time suicide survivor. She has been diagnosed with Complex PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome) and describes her childhood as “very traumatic.” According to pediaa.com, the main difference between PTSD...



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