Deborah Binion holds a photo of her 17-year-old son Jordan, who killed himself in 2010. The family has since helped pass a state law reinforcing parental rights of youths struggling with mental illness, and established a nonprofit that does mental health presentations for high school students. Her son might have benefited from a new inpatient facility opening in Tacoma this week.
Deborah Binion holds a photo of her 17-year-old son Jordan, who killed himself in 2010. The family has since helped pass a state law reinforcing parental rights of youths struggling with mental illness, and established a nonprofit that does mental health presentations for high school students. Her son might have benefited from a new inpatient facility opening in Tacoma this week. Drew Perine News Tribune file photo, 2011
Deborah Binion holds a photo of her 17-year-old son Jordan, who killed himself in 2010. The family has since helped pass a state law reinforcing parental rights of youths struggling with mental illness, and established a nonprofit that does mental health presentations for high school students. Her son might have benefited from a new inpatient facility opening in Tacoma this week. Drew Perine News Tribune file photo, 2011

A lifeline for kids with mental illness

November 01, 2016 02:27 PM