I See

I See -Copyright 2016 Diana Rasmussen I see the scars upon your arms My heart skipped a beat as I thought of what I could say To take away the…

Feelings Shouldn’t Always Be Trusted

Why can’t you trust your feelings? We live in a culture of I want what I want when I want it. And if it feels good do it – right?…

Teens and Suicide

It’s the Holiday season. And not everyone is happy about it. Our teens struggle with this ever changing world and the pressures of life.  And the internet is not always…

Teen suicide: Prevention is contagious, too.

Teen suicide – America's high rates and growing prevention efforts – is the topic of this week's cover story project. Here students at Chautauqua Lake Central High School in Mayville,…

I Cut Today – a Poem Inspired by TWLOHA (Trigger Warning)

When I saw the Daily Prompt today, I knew I needed to share this poem.  I have known many cutters in my life. You can tell it in their eyes,…

Facebook post leads to arrests in cyberbullying suicide case – FOX 13 News

Facebook post leads to arrests in cyberbullying suicide case – FOX 13 News. This is so sad.  Imagine yourself as a teenage girl, trying to fit in. Then your best…

Cry in the Rain

Cry in the Rain (Dedicated to Mel) ©2013 Diana Rasmussen The lightning flashed and thunder cracked The day you died the sky turned black * I cry in the rain…

Why?

Suicide Prevention Awareness Day is today.  I looked up some info on TWLOA (To Write Love On Her Arms) Here is an excerpt from Newsweek and http://twloha.com/news/newsweek-covers-suicide-epidemic• “Throughout the developed world…