first_imgWhen musician Robb Nash had to give up on his favourite sport, on the pretext of a crash during his teenage years, he was devastated.With suicidal thoughts dominating his existence at that point in time, Nash realised there was more to him than ‘suicide’.”I was in this really dark place emotionally where I didn’t want to be alive. Everything you had planned out in life was stripped away,” Buzzfeed quoted him as saying.Also Read: Here’s why psychologists are recommending adult colouring books for busting stress Cut to 2016, Nash now conducts sessions–focussing on topics like suicide, mental health, bullying etc–across schools, detention centres among other places, which are flocked with youngsters.Reportedly, the musician, who is based in Winnipeg, was asked to conduct a similar talk at a school some five years ago.A student of the school had recently committed suicide and had mentioned a “suicide pact” in the note left behind.advertisementAlso Read: Vir Das will take away your exam-result stress with this brilliant one-minute message “After the show this girl came up and handed me her suicide note. She was planning to take her life that weekend,” BuzzFeed Canada quotes Nash as saying.The musician now has a collection of 535 suicide notes–alongside razor blades and bullets submitted to him by youngsters who have contemplated suicide at one point or another.As a gesture to express his gratitude towards these youngsters for taking his advice into consideration, and not succumbing to thoughts of committing suicide, Nash has gone ahead and got a total of 120 signatures tattooed on his right arm. Now his sessions include him pointing to his hand and saying, “Look at my arm. These kids had the same thoughts as you, and they’re still here.”last_img read more

first_imgUpdated 6pm 4/21/17A bank robbery suspect has been captured after his all-terrain vehicle crashed in northeast Nebraska.Authorities say 38 year old Jeffrey Bonneau allegedly robbed the First Bank of Bancroft about 5:30 p.m. Thursday and fled with an undisclosed amount of money on the ATV, heading south.Cuming County Chief Deputy Sheriff David Brown says Bonneau lost control of his ATV and it rolled after crashing, injuring the suspect.Bonneau was taken to a hospital where he is in custody.Bonneau will be brought before a federal magistrate once he is released from the hospital.———————————–A bank robbery suspect has been captured after his all-terrain vehicle crashed in northeast Nebraska.Authorities say a man robbed the First Bank of Bancroft about 5:30 p.m. Thursday and fled with an undisclosed amount of money on the ATV, heading south.Cuming County Chief Deputy Sheriff David Brown says the man lost control of the ATV and it rolled after crashing. The man was taken to a hospital.The man’s name and condition haven’t been released.Photo courtesy KMEGlast_img read more