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Diary of a Broken Mind: A Mother's Story, A Son's Suicide, and the Haunting Lyrics He Left Behind

Diary of a Broken Mind: A Mother's Story, A Son's Suicide, and the Haunting Lyrics He Left Behind

by Anne Moss Rogers, Charles Rogers

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Overview

THE FUNNIEST, MOST POPULAR KID IN SCHOOL, Charles Aubrey Rogers suffered from depression and later addiction, then ultimately died by suicide.

Diary of a Broken Mind focuses on the relatable story of what led to his suicide at age twenty and answers the why behind his addiction and this cause of death, revealed through a mother's story and years of Charles' published and unpublished song lyrics. The closing chapters focus on hope and healing-and how the author found her purpose and forgave herself.

Diary of a Broken Mind is a poignant and powerful story written with telling detail and searing honesty-and hope. It is an inside look at the issues of depression, addiction, and suicide affecting so many families. It is a book that won't easily be forgotten.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998788166
Publisher: Beach Glass Books
Publication date: 10/01/2019
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 550,902
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Anne Moss Rogers is the award-winning author of "Diary of a Broken Mind"; co-author of "Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk," and owner of a blog that reaches millions, Emotionally Naked. She is also a professional speaker who captures hearts and fills them with hope. She has been featured in the New York Times and was the first non-clinician ever invited to speak on suicide at the National Institute of Mental Health. Since 2010, she has been a board member of Beacon Tree Foundation and an advocate for youth mental health. She is also a 2019 YWCA Pat Asch Fellowship for Social Justice winner. A University of North Carolina alumna, Anne Moss lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her husband. Her surviving son, Richard, is a filmmaker in Los Angeles.

Charles Rogers was born April 26, 1995, and died by suicide, as a result of depression and addiction on June 5, 2015. He loved dogs, funky socks, drama, writing, performing rap, and making people laugh. But most of all, he loved and cared about people.

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