This is my beautiful nephew, Zach. Please help if you are able.
Zachary battled depression for many years. He lost that battle. Sadly, on August 27th, 2014 he decided to take his own life. This is every mother’s worst nightmare. No mother should have to bury their child.
Suicide is preventable. Be there for those dealing with crisis in their lives. Do the right thing. Tell someone if you’re concerned. Watch for the signs below and if you need to, call National Suicide Hotline for help 1-800-273-8255 (TALK).
Talking about wanting to die or to kill themselves.
Looking for a way to kill themselves, such as searching online or buying a gun
Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live.
Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain.
Talking about being a burden to others.
Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs.
Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly.
Sleeping too little or too much.
Withdrawing or isolating themselves.
Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge.
Displaying extreme mood swings.