Turns out the feelings don’t get any less complicated

My dad how I remember him

Patrick Warren, Sr., Shot to Death by Officer During Mental Health Welfare Check

Patrick Warren, Sr., was killed by a police officer in Killeen, TX, on Sunday, 1/10/21.

Suicide Rates May Be Lowest During the Holidays, but You Should Still Check on Your People

Suicide rates are lowest in December.


On the Suicide Hierarchy: Serious Attempts Versus Non-Serious Attempts

The suicide rates keep rising, so why do we keep doing the same things over and over?

I hate National Suicide Prevention Month.

Photo: David Scott Holloway


Photo: Danielle Kosann




NYPD officers in riot gear at #blacklivesmatter protest on July 10, 2016. Photo courtesy Dese’Rae L. Stage.

Dese'Rae L. Stage

Dese’Rae L. Stage is an artist, mom, suicidologist, speaker, student, & activist based in Philadelphia, PA. deseraestage.com & livethroughthis.org

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