An acknowledgement of people with a lived experience of suicide
At Roses in the Ocean,
We acknowledge those of you who have considered ending your life, and those who have attempted to do so
. . . we acknowledge your courage and tenacity to carry and move through the immense pain.
We acknowledge those of you who care for loved ones through suicidal crisis
. . . . we acknowledge the fear and helplessness you experience, and your endless endeavours to empower them to live.
We acknowledge those of you bereaved through suicide
. . . .we acknowledge your immeasurable loss, the life that was lived, and the complex and often confusing emotions that accompany the ever-present ache. May your loss define a legacy and a mission to discover healing and new purpose.
We acknowledge all the lives we have lost to suicide and those in our wider community who are struggling with life today.
Everyone’s lived experience is unique
Everyone’s lived experience is valuable
Everyone’s lived experience matters