Thank you for choosing to share your story. The purpose is to illustrate to others that they are not alone and that we in La Plata County are all connected and can be there for one another. Sharing your story can help others, so thank you. Stories can address potential questions like:
Have you been impacted by a suicide? How will you remember that
person? How did you cope with their death?
What was your mental health journey like? What strategies helped you?
Did you have a mental illness as a child or do you currently? What do you
think others should understand about that experience?
Submissions must be 500 words or less. All submissions will be reviewed by
editors and may be edited for length, accuracy, clarity and taste. They may run in
print, online, and on our social media channels.
All submissions must include:
First name of author (will be published)
Photo of author, can be a face shot or as subtle as a shadow or a photo of a hand (will
Contact phone number and/or email (will not be published)