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Columbia mother solicits letters of support for son who threatened suicide
Columbia mother solicits letters of support for son who threatened suicide

Hours after Karen Brocklebank's son posted pictures online late last month of his forearm marred with a series of self-inflicted cuts and a threat to kill himself on his 13th birthday, she sat in an uncomfortable emergency room chair, sleepless and in despair. The Columbia family had spent more than a year in therapy sessions for treatment of Noah's depression. They pleaded with his Howard County school and the parents of his bullies to intervene. But it wasn't until that night in the hospital that Brocklebank came up with an idea that seemed to work like nothing before. Brocklebank went online and created a website, LettersforNoah.com, and a Facebook page to ask for...

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