The very dark story arc of “13 Reasons Why” and the threat of suicide contagion

By Nancy Valko Today, it is hard to keep up with the constant stream of information coming not only from TV and movies but also from the social network. But to understand and hopefully to protect and help our children and others in today’s culture, it is important to keep up with current media and …

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“Please Reject Physician-assisted Suicide”: My Submission to the New Zealand Parliament

By Nancy Valko Editor’s note. This appeared on Nancy Valko’s blog and is reprinted with permission. On January 30, 2016, I wrote this submission to the New Zealand Parliament’s Health Committee. Today I received an email that it was accepted. Here is my submission: Please Reject Physician-assisted Suicide by Nancy Valko, RN ALNC Nancy Valko, …

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