Most high school and college seniors are experiencing the same phenomenon I am losing the “lasts” that come with seniority. Losing graduation ceremonies, prom, time with friends you won’t get to see without a campus or classroom bringing you together. The worst part about it is how quickly it all slipped away. I had no […]
Loneliness – An epidemic that might grow in the time of Covid 19 There was a recent study out from Cigna that spoke to loneliness being a serious and growing issue among adults. I can’t imagine it is much different for our youth. The study shared both the serious concerns this raises as well as […]
Today from a Teenager’s Point of View It seems like it was just yesterday I walked into high school, a freshman in awe of all that was ahead of me. I looked at the seniors and thought they seemed so old, so cool, so comfortable with who they were. I couldn’t wait to be a […]
The holiday season can be joyful, exciting, heartwarming, and fun. It can also be incredibly stressful, lonely, and overwhelming.
My name is Mark Ehlert, and I survived a suicide attempt at the age of 19. At that time, I was at a point in my life where I felt lost and hopeless. I came from a very interesting background and I had issues with abandonment and rejection. I felt very betrayed by a lot […]