Tags Archives: suicide

How should we remember Javon Belcher?.

Javon Belcher has been big national news for the past four or five days, even bigger here in Kansas City where I live. The details have been sketchy. Some sources have reported that his girlfriend stayed out too late last Friday night, others report that ...

Some thoughts on Junior Seau and suicide.

Junior Seau When I saw the news yesterday that Junior Seau had died, I was floored. No, I didn’t know him personally. No, I didn’t grow up living anywhere close to San Diego, and I was not a Chargers fan. But I did grow up during the prime of ...