See My Post at the Alliance of Hope

The Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors is a wonderful website for people like me who have lost someone to suicide.

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Advice to Parents with Mortal Children

Because my daughter, Martha Corey-Ochoa, died of suicide at eighteen, I am obviously the last person in the world to give advice on how to prevent suicide: I tried and I failed.

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Martha's Secret

Many of Martha's friends and teachers knew about her mental illness, but because mental illness still carries a stigma, she had a dilemma when the time came to apply to colleges,

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More about Martha

It's been a week since I announced this site to the world, and already it's had more than 300 visitors. 

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Why I Started This Site

Martha Corey-Ochoa, my only child, died at eighteen, and losing her caused me the greatest grief I have ever known. 

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