Do Not Judge Me

Why must I be something that clearly I am not? Why must I wear a cloak that bears not my arms or my shield? Is it not noble to present oneself in a true light, must I forever hide my soul from those who might to readily judge me?
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The Big Move

For over eight years now I have been living here and in the same place.  It became something of a sanctuary to me, a place where I can hide from those things that trigger my PTSD or Anxiety.  Without going into it, the time from when I was medically retired from the Police and until the time I found this place, was something I wish to forget.
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What Do You Say?

If you had read my last post, you would know that I only recently found out my best friend had taken his own life about a month ago. He was the most positive and strongest (emotionally) person I knew.  The news was heartbreaking but what’s even more heartbreaking is that he left two beautiful daughters and a very loving and patient wife who I am also proud to say is my friend.
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The Code 9 Foundation

On April 8 2003 our founder, Mark Thomas, attended a suicide as part of his policing duties and he was hit hard by the sight. Something was markedly different to any other deceased persons or trauma scenes he had attended in the past but failed to recognise and heed to the subsequent warning signs. Although Mark did not spill one drop of blood that day, he was still undeniably severely injured; the resultant psychological damage was significant.
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