Thoughts of Depression, Self-Harm, and Suicide

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Suicidal people are often called selfish or cowardly, but how often are they called exhausted or terrified? Andrew Lawes shares his story.

Overcoming Fear and Learning to Live

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Andrew Lawes knows how difficult it is to combat your fears. And how important it is.

Why Don’t U.S. Veterans Get the Support They Need?

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With military suicides at an all-time high, we need to ask what we can do better.

Understanding Self-Harm

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Andrew Lawes explains how ‘self-harm isn’t about dying. Self-harm is about living.’

The Empty Space: Absentee Parenting

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It’s bad enough that you weren’t prepared to be a father, but failing to be there for your kids and not holding yourself accountable for who they become is even worse.

Depression—My Story

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Depression can be a fatal illness. Andrew Lawes has survived it, but it was a near thing for a while.

How to Love Someone With Depression

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One of the hardest things about depression is understanding it. This advice will help.

Children Remember

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Andrew Lawes recalls how his father made any hope of a “normal” childhood impossible.

The Scandal of Male Suicide

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Andrew Lawes seeks to erase the stigma that prevents men from getting the help they need before they see killing themselves as the only option.