‘It’s the Tribe, Stupid!’

What’s missing is the tribe. What’s missing is close relationships with…adults who can help children handle the transition to adulthood.

A Contrarian View of Suicide

I was severely depressed and decided that my depression would help me understand and show compassion for others. So I volunteered to answer the phones at the Northern Virginia Hotline.

My Schizophrenic Conversation

I’ve experience more than my share of traumatic losses. That’s the bad news. The good news is that each one taught me a great deal, and telling some of the stories may help others.The video below, from January 2012, is the first story I ever told with Better Said Than Done. It’s not easy to…