I was asked to complete safeTALK training for a community agency I volunteer with. I felt very welcomed by the trainer Rebecca Smith. She approached the topic of suicide in a knowledgeable and sensitive matter. Rebecca took the time to hear from the participants, answer their questions and support their experiences. This is valuable training and I believe everyone should take part. My main takeaway is that talking about suicide should be done openly, directly and respectfully. Thank you, Rebecca for making the training a safe space for us all!

Nothing will ever make up for the loss we experienced. However, we are so grateful that there are people like Rebecca who provide light and give us hope in moments of such profound darkness.