September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month — Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. In fact, suicide is often the result of an untreated mental health condition. Suicidal thoughts, although common, should not be considered normal and often indicate more serious issues. Take a moment to listen to Jeff’s story below.
While deployed, Jeff endured enemy fire, mortar attacks, and rocket blasts. The effects stuck with him: At one point, he was on the verge of taking his own life when his wife, Cora, convinced him to seek help. Learn how Jeff has used therapy, community, and gymnastics to recover.