Surviving Suicide: A Mother's Search for Meaning

October 16, 2014 11:41 PM

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This is the landlord in Brazil. Your son is dead." That was the moment my unwanted journey to survival began, a search for 'normal', after losing our youngest adult son to suicide -- death by bipolar mental illness.

Survival is a destination with no map. Cyber Siri, my iPhone "knowledge navigator," couldn't provide destination coordinates. I was left to my own devices with my home team: me, myself and I. The priority was fulfilling our son's wish to be buried in the U.S.; easier said than done considering he le...

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