Young Jason Arkin was a bright college student, but his lifelong battle with depression culminated in tragedy last spring. One way his Overland Park family keeps the memory of their son alive is their activism in causes such the Suicide Awareness Survivor Support’s annual Remembrance Walk at Loose Park, held earlier this month. Karen (center) and Steve Arkin (holding hands) joined the walk, which was followed by a ceremonial reading of names and the release of doves.
Young Jason Arkin was a bright college student, but his lifelong battle with depression culminated in tragedy last spring. One way his Overland Park family keeps the memory of their son alive is their activism in causes such the Suicide Awareness Survivor Support’s annual Remembrance Walk at Loose Park, held earlier this month. Karen (center) and Steve Arkin (holding hands) joined the walk, which was followed by a ceremonial reading of names and the release of doves. SUSAN PFANNMULLER Special to the Star
Young Jason Arkin was a bright college student, but his lifelong battle with depression culminated in tragedy last spring. One way his Overland Park family keeps the memory of their son alive is their activism in causes such the Suicide Awareness Survivor Support’s annual Remembrance Walk at Loose Park, held earlier this month. Karen (center) and Steve Arkin (holding hands) joined the walk, which was followed by a ceremonial reading of names and the release of doves. SUSAN PFANNMULLER Special to the Star

Family that battled to save a son with depression now hopes to spare others from the grief of suicide

September 22, 2015 12:00 PM