Surviving suicide loss Thank you for the article on suicide survivors. [ActNow column, MWP, July 2016] Janet Benz is a great representative for survivors and your magazine did a wonderful job of capturing her message while giving hope and sharing warning signs and resources - all critical elements when talking about suicide in a safe way.
Donna Fox, St. Paul
Editors' note: Fox is a director at National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI-MN.
No Black women left behind Thank you so much for writing this article! [OnYourMind essay, Kenya McKnight-Ahad, MWP, July 2016] I am in the process of doing research on my own because there's no funding I can find to write about this injustice! I am one of the unemployed black women in Minnesota, which is ridiculous since I'm educated, experienced and grossly underpaid when employed! I'm liberating myself out of the box and I'm going to write to educate and release the data!
Tamara Mattison, St. Paul
GOT AN OPINION? Like something in MWP? Or disagree? We want to hear from you. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, address and phone number for verification. Letters are assumed to be for publication and may be edited for length and clarity.