Life after suicide: A ‘new normal’

By Jason Ferguson

Cheryl and Thurston Pond hold a photo of their late son, Jeff, who committed suicide in 2009. It was a suicide they never saw coming and that they have struggled with ever since.
This is the second in a series on suicide, who it affects, how it affects them and where people can turn to for help. Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, was nearly 10 years ago. For Cheryl Pond, however, it’s like it was yesterday. On that day, her life was changed forever. The same can be said […]