Here in Kansas City, Linda Clavijo Fajardo, is speaking out sharing her story as a suicide survivor, during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, in hopes others struggling will seek help.

“I’m happy that I still have my life,” Clavijo Fajardo said. 

She experienced a dark time at one point in her life, stemming from family mental health issues and being bullied as a child.

"I had suicide ideation and I tried suicide before,” she said. “I have bipolar II, it runs in the family, but depression and anxiety do as well.”


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