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Carol Loehr

Carol Loehr is the author of My Uncle Keith Died (Trafford), which addresses children’s questions about suicide and depression. Carol’s only son, Keith Loehr, died at the age of 29 by suicide in 1999. Carol has been an elementary and special-education teacher. She created and continues to maintain www.TheGiftofKeith.org, a web site to help comfort and educate survivors of suicide, as well as clergy, health care professionals, and counselors. Carol appeared on the radio show “Healing the Grieving Heart” discussing “Honoring a Child Who Died By Suicide.” To hear Carol being interviewed on this show by Dr. Gloria & Dr. Heidi Horsley, click on the following link: www.voiceamericapd.com/health/010157/horsley100605.mp3

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Depression in the Workplace Can Be Fatal

with workplace commentary by Sandra Turner, Ph.D In the early morning hours on March 29, 1999, our son Keith died by suicide. Keith suffered from depression caused by the stress […]

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Going Beyond Thinking

We all use our minds to try to understand why our children died. I am no different; when our son Keith died, I continued to ask that endless question—Why? Throughout […]

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Memories of a Son’s Birthday Cards to Mom

It is almost my birthday and with all the birthday cards, why am I so sad? My husband always makes me feel as if my birthday is a big celebration […]

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Suicide Survivor Seeks Solace

Suzanne, the mother of a young woman who died from suicide, gave me permission to share her article. — Carol Loehr It has now been two years (November 16, 2009) since […]

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Nephew Has Special Bond With Deceased Uncle

  We all use our minds to try to understand why our children died. I am no different; when our son Keith died, I continued to ask that endless question—Why? […]

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Son’s 40th Birthday Would Have Been Today

Our son Keith died when he was almost 30 years old; that was 10 years ago. Today, May 20, 2009, he would have been 40 years old. As Keith’s birthday […]

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Wristbands Educate Public About Causes of Suicide

By Carol Loehr — My son, Keith, was 29 years old when he died by suicide. Suicide is a frightening word and it is not only ignorance but also fear […]

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Mother Recalls Cherished Valentine From Son

By Carol Loehr — It was Valentine’s Day and Keith was five years old. We talked about Valentine’s Day, but Keith forgot the day was special for his mother. I […]

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The Gift of Keith – Today is His Birthday

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?Today we remember Keith on his birthday.? We give thanks for the Gift of Keith.
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Please find time to enjoy the outdoors and say hello to Keith. (Look for dragonflies!)
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Keith’s Mom and Dad
The following is from an article posted on August 16, 2007 which?can be of help and comfort to other suicide survivors.? You might also […]

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