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The suicide rate in Virginia, 13.2 per every 100,000 residents in 2016, increased an alarming 17.4 percent between 1999 and 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So last year, the General Assembly passed a bill requiring the state Department of Behavioral...

[vc_empty_space] [vc_empty_space] Three weeks before his death, JJ and his wife, Kristen, reflect on their life together and how choosing to live and to fight brought them more joy and love then they could have ever imagined.  [vc_empty_space] [vc_empty_space] https://youtu.be/jQ6NSuetmWM...

[vc_empty_space] [vc_empty_space] JJ’s family moto is “You can’t hurt steel.” When he was diagnosed with glioblastoma, the most aggresive form of brain cancer, he fights for his wife, his son, and his life. [vc_empty_space] [vc_empty_space] https://youtu.be/8Fo2uNqKMR8...

[vc_empty_space] Man of Steel JJ’s family moto is “You can’t hurt steel.” When he was diagnosed with glioblastoma, the most aggresive form of brain cancer, he fights for his wife, his son, and his life. [vc_empty_space] [embed]https://youtu.be/8Fo2uNqKMR8[/embed] [vc_empty_space][vc_empty_space][vc_separator type="normal"][vc_column_text] JJ’s Final Days Three weeks before his death, JJ and his wife, Kristen,...

“The myth persists that it’s a binary choice, that you either choose full treatment or palliative care. You can’t have both simultaneously,” she said. “And in reality, they can be offered simultaneously. So, an oncologist is treating someone’s cancer. The palliative care clinician is helping...