It was a fairly gloomy day last May when my dad and I stood in South Street Seaport with hundreds of other people. It had only been four months since he was released from the hospital, he still wasn’t so sure of himself. But my dad was there, ready to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge with lots of people who wanted to say mental health matters.

A year ago I wrote how my dad is a survivor of two suicide attempts. …

Jen Connic

US news coordinator, @Storyful. Long-suffering Mets/Rangers fan. “You can run with me if you wanted to.” #IWillListen

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