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Sucide --
a persons final act to stop pain, lonliness, fear, deppression

This is personal and it is real.............there is at this very moment a person that needs someone to talk to, someone that is "willing" to "listen" and "help".  Sounds like an ad doesn't it?  Well it's not !

I knew a 16 year old boy that really needed that and didn't get it.  Now he will never go to another basketball game or hockey game.  Nor will he ever learn to fly that plane or helicopter like he told me he had wanted to do.

On April 4, 2001 he died.  He committed suicide.

Why?  for many different reasons........he was scared, tired, alone.  He felt betrayed, he was angry.  I didn't know the depth of his troubles until it was too late.  I will miss Jonathon.

Do you know someone that is troubled?  That might need help?
Below there are various links that offer help.  Don't hesitate,  there is a life at stake.

AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION

THEN THERE IS GOD....READ THIS

YOUTH VIOLENCE AND SUICIDE PREVENTION

Suicide Information & Education Centre
Suicide Prevention Training Programs
There is also information in your local telephone directory.

Every 42 Seconds Someone Attempts Suicide
Every 17 Minutes Someone Dies By Suicide

- From the National Center for Suicide Statistics, 1997

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