“Died unexpectedly, at the age of 35,” my friend’s obituary began. Reading the whole entry, I might have come to the conclusion that he was an unfortunate victim of a heart attack or early stroke.
However, a text message I received from a mutual friend gave me the full story.
“He committed suicide. Sounds like he was far in debt and super depressed. I still can’t believe it.” Continue reading “We Must Change the Way We Talk and Report About Suicide”
Ron Stauffer is a Boulder-based Internet marketer, web designer/developer, writer, and storyteller. His experience in content creation and public relations has resulted in media coverage from US News & World Report, NBC National News, The Washington Times, Realtor.com, Builder Magazine, AmEx Open Forum, The Colorado Springs Business Journal, The Colorado Springs Gazette, and more. He was also a featured blogger on The Colorado Springs Independent’s website as “The Web Guy.”