Florists in Clymer, PA
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Clymer PA News
Sep 14, 2016
Sunflowers Provide Hope for Suicide Prevention
Awareness Month, and as nights are getting longer, one Harrisonburg family is raising spirits with a symbol of hope: sunflowers. WMRA’s Christopher Clymer Kurtz reports.
Along Route 33 just east of Harrisonburg is a sea of sunflowers waiting to be picked and shared. It’s an effort by the Frazier family to spread hope, and build awareness of our nation’s suicide epidemic.
According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control, “Suicide is the third leading cause of death among persons aged 10-14, and the second among persons aged 15-34 years.”
Like so many other people, Bibb and Dolly Frazier know suicide all too well.
BIBB FRAZIER: Our son Austin was extremely articulate, and creative, and just had a wonderful sense of humor, which is sorely missed. It really is.
Austin suffered from bipolar disorder, and after his death in 2009, when he was a junior in college, the Fraziers and area colleges and universities linked arms to start Walk for Hope, an annual event hosted on a different campus each year to raise awareness of mental health, depression, and suicide for college-age youth. Bibb Frazier remembers the first Walk.
FRAZIER: That whole moment was a... (WMRA Public Radio)