Share this article via email Share this article via flipboard Copy link Shares A nine-year-old girl who was tipped to be a future tennis star has helped saved four lives since her tragic death in August. She experienced a sudden and unexplained anaphylactic shock that closed her airway despite her family managing what she ate. Sadie Bristow, nine, after suffering an allergic reaction Picture: Mr Bristow, a tennis coach, said:
For immediate help if you are in a crisis, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at TALKwhich is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All calls are confidential. Find more information about suicide prevention at the bottom of this page. The home video will look so familiar to so many parents: But the full story of Alexandra Valoras' life is more terrifying than familiar.
Just weeks after a family ski vacation, the year-old high school junior, straight-A student, class officer and robotics whiz made her bed, tidied her room and walked to a highway overpass in Grafton, Massachusetts.
She jumped off the edge. Do you know what I mean?
But there was no warmth, there was none. And all the cars kept driving by. My daughter's on the side of the road, nobody saw this. There were pages of self-loathing and despair. She had written things like "you are broken," "you are a burden," "you are lazy" and "you're a failure.
Dean and Alysia Valoras It was such a sharp and confusing contrast to the girl they thought was their happy eldest child, who strummed her way through adolescence and still talked to her parents.
But it's what reality was.
Because it's written right here," Dean Valoras said. Teen suicide is now at a year high for young women Alexandra's age. It is now the second leading cause of death for 15 to 24 year olds of both sexes.
That's why Dean and Alysia Valoras are speaking publicly about a pain that most would keep private, headlining suicide prevention walks and giving in-depth interviews about their daughter's death. They hope that by sharing the story of their daughter, another family might be spared this trauma.
What you have said in Alexandra's article truly changed my life, knowing that families are talking to their kids about their mental health. A person thinking about or threatening suicide or seeking a way to kill themself Increased substance abuse Feelings of purposelessness, anxiety, being trapped, or hopeless Social isolation and withdrawing from people and activities Expressing unusual anger, recklessness, or mood changes Risk factors of suicide A history of mental health issues including depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders Stressful life events.His mother took this photo a few weeks before his death.
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