Loved ones suffer alongside the survivors of trauma and abuse and in some ways can be co-victims. Often, parents are innocent bystanders who feel powerless to help or even understand their struggling child. These parents also need to know that it’s not their fault and that they are supported and understood. The level of helplessness and despair felt by the mother of a suicide victim is unimaginable. Their voices should also be heard.
[Posted by JJ Brown]
The Links below show Nicole’s mother going public about her co-struggle with Nicole’s mental health challenges.