Why Suicide Death is Different and How We Can Help Those Who Grieve
Last updated 12/4/2014 at 11:16am
After Andrew, a 20 year-old New York University student ended his life by suicide, some of his student friends wanted to hold a vigil in his memory at the library. Their request was denied by university officials who did not want to bring attention to a student suicide. When his mother learned of that decision, she became upset with the university saying: "They wanted to sweep Andrew's death under the rug. A student wanted to have a vigil at the library where it happened so he and others could acknowledge Andrew's life, to pause and reflect. It was relayed to me that the school did not want...
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