Ep 6: Suicide and the Devastating Impact on Family -- Our Minds Matter

Topic: Suicide: Laura Ip shares her deeply personal story of her sister who took her own life.

When a loved one takes her or his own life it is devastating for family and friends. Those closest can blame themselves for not realizing the depth of the person's despair. In this episode Janice talks to Laura Ip who candidly shares the story of what led to her sister's suicide and how she struggles to understand and cope with the loss.
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