Forefront: Innovations in Suicide Prevention
Forefront’s grassroots network of suicide prevention advocates includes military veterans who are helping their fellow vets, whose risk of suicide is significantly higher than the general public’s. For example, Mark Oravsky is cultivating opportunity and hope at Victory Farms.
By Lisa Wahbe
Mark Oravsky was not born a farmer, he hails from Trenton, NJ. And while he has learned a great deal about soil, the art of agriculture and the future of farming, that is not why he wakes up in the morning. He wakes up to help others who may not always be able to help themselves. Specifically, he feels driven to support other vets and first responders who have yet to find their way. And though he is firmly grounded on his current path, his route was circuitous.Read more...