After Ann Marie lost her 16-year-old son, Pat, to suicide, the feelings of guilt and pain were overwhelming. How did she not see that her son was suffering from undiagnosed depression? Why did his friends ignore the warning signs? She learned she had to forgive herself. Ann Marie saves lives by sharing her story and giving hope.

 

Themes of her story include:

  • Recognizing signs of depression and suicide
  • Asking for help
  • Saving lives with kindness