“The Lord is near to all who call on him,
to all who call on him in truth.” 
Psalm 145:18

As we begin 2020 we are thankful that God continues to provide for and bless the ministry work of lil’ Gary’s Legacy. Our hearts are to reach out in love to those who are grieving the loss of a loved one to suicide. Through our website, facebook page and resource tables at events, we also provide resources and referrals to organizations that work with mentally ill individuals and their families. Thank you for your support, encouragement and prayers.
Gary and Kathryn Ross
21 Years
TobyMac’s song written in memory of his son.
“God has you in heaven
 But I have you in my heart.”
Law Enforcement Suicide:
How Police and First-Responder's
Can Support One Another's
Mental Health

Mar. 22, 2019- More law enforcement officers  die by suicide than from being killed in the line of duty . For those who dedicate every single day to keeping communities safe, there can be a toll, and this toll isn’t always visible.

The work of a police officer can cause stress, anxiety and depression. It can disrupt sleep, cause friction with family members, create financial worry, and contribute to alcohol abuse and the abuse of prescription pills. It can also lead to a decline in physical health. For some officers, these elements can create a feeling of isolation, hopelessness and helplessness – all  risk factors for suicide .

So what can police officers and first responders – as well as their family and friends – do to support each other’s mental health and stop suicide in law enforcement? READ MORE

The Defense Department's Latest
Report On The Epidemic Of
Military Service Member Suicides
Saturday March 21, 2020 @ 8 AM – 12 PM
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