The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Just over four years ago, Gail Griffith’s then-17-year-old son Will attempted suicide by taking an overdose of prescription medication. Fortunately, he survived, but the ordeal taught her a great deal about teens, depression, and how a suicide attempt affects a whole family.
- Gail Griffith longtime advocate and fundraiser for humanitarian causes, including landmine awareness and now mental health-related issues.
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