Back in 2000, Kevin Hines jumped off the golden gate bridge due mental illnesses. He miraculous survived because a sea lion was bumping him up and kept his head above water. Now he is a suicide prevention speaker.
Clint Smith l've said this before, but one of the only reasons I'm a writer is because I had a teacher in grade who looked at my poem about clouds & said "you can be a writer when you grow up." It stayed forever. Teachers, don't underestimate what your words can do for your students