Sunshine at the Park event has suicide-prevention focus

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Sunshine at the Park event has suicide-prevention focus

After Dylan Schopp took his own life at Markham Park in Sunrise last February, his family formed an organization to raise money and draw awareness to suicide prevention. The Dylan Schopp Foundation's inaugural Sunshine at the Park fundraiser marked the foundation's first anniversary by celebrating the life of the beloved 21-year-old.

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Friendship Saves Lives

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Friendship Saves Lives

In the 364 days since your passing, a lot has happened. We’ve cried together, laughed together and grown stronger, together. Along the way, a few more have fallen, but your light has kept us warm. Your spirit has guided us home and your memory has taught us all.

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Campus Suicide and the Pressure of Perfection

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Campus Suicide and the Pressure of Perfection

In her first two weeks on the University of Pennsylvania campus, she hustled. She joined a coed fraternity, signed up to tutor elementary school students and joined the same Christian group her parents had joined at their alma mater, Stanford.

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THE SEMICOLON PROJECT

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THE SEMICOLON PROJECT

We’ll start here: a semi-colon is a place in a sentence where the author has the decision to stop with a period, but chooses not to. A semi-colon is a reminder to pause and then keep going. 

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Split Image

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Split Image

On Instagram, Madison Holleran's life looked ideal: Star athlete, bright student, beloved friend. But the photos hid the reality of someone struggling to go on. 

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LIFE, LOSS, AND UNDERSTANDING SUICIDE

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LIFE, LOSS, AND UNDERSTANDING SUICIDE

"I write because I know a little about mental and emotional anguish. I write because I think we all do. I write because I don’t know how else I can support my former students; 20-, 21-, 22-year-olds who are now grappling with the shocking loss of a dear friend."

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