World Suicide Prevention Day is observed annually on September 10. It is organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention and endorsed by the World Health Organization and represents a global commitment to focus attention on suicide prevention.
“It was a trying 12 years but you know if I had to do it all over again I would do it because even though she never walk, never really talk and you do everything for her she was still such a beautiful child.
“For me, I want my children to go to school because it is like I losing them.
“I am planning to get married again soon and this time I want to wear a white wedding dress.
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“I am just happy that I get to see my children and now I have them again.
“I just want to see my children. I miss them so much and it is almost two months since I have not seen them.
“I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemy. Even if I don’t like somebody I wouldn’t want them to go through this pain I feeling.
“For me I don’t think school should reopen because it is not safe with COVID-19.
“Sometimes I wonder how a mother could do that to her own child.
“I really thought I was going for better, you know. It was like I was stifling here because I was not working and it was like I was going around in circles, nothing happening.
“Growing up my father was my rock. I looked up to him and it was like he could do no wrong.
Tiffeney Ageda is a woman who is living in constant fear as she said an ex-boyfriend has been stalking and harassing her even as he manipulates the system to make it appear that he is the victim.
“A lot of us don’t like to talk about it but we are at times not happy to become old.
She sits on the pavement in front of a popular downtown Georgetown mall, her hands working feverishly as she crochets.
“Building a home is a taxing process for any person but I believe it’s a lot more difficult when you’re young and add to the mix, a woman.
“I miss my students and sometimes and I worry about them a lot.
I was prepared for the morning sickness and food aversions, big feet, swollen fingers, shortness of breath, huge nose and lips, darkened skin across the neck, face and the unimaginable places and of course the stretch marks which many regard as badges of honour.
“The first time I really get to experience it is when I was at this police function and the driver of the officer come to me and was giving me some keys.
Depression and anxiety are mental health problems, but people are often afraid to admit that they are struggling with these complaints because they are ashamed or do not want to be labelled as mad.