As told by her mother, Nancy Newton Blair Her real name was Sydney but she changed it. She was a makeup artist, and she changed it professionally to Elodie about a year before she died. So she was going by Elodie, but I will probably call her Sydney because that was the name I gaveContinue reading “Elodie – Sydney’s Story”
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Witness to suicide
Witnessing a suicide or finding someone after they have died, whether you know the person or not, can be very traumatic. The National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) New Hampshire Chapter’s Connect program notes you may have intense feelings and reactions – normal responses to an abnormal event. NAMI notes: “People who have lost aContinue reading “Witness to suicide”
If you think someone is thinking about suicide
If someone you know is in crisis, being there and truly listening to them is a huge step toward helping them. Here are concrete steps you can take to make sure they get the help they need.