‘We don’t want the story to die’: Parents speak about life after losing son to suicide

Kyle (second from left) was a young, aspiring lawyer with loving parents.

Terry and Sue Gardiner lost their 23-year-old son Kyle to suicide in 2020. Their story launched the Investigative Journalism Bureau and Toronto Star’s award-winning series “Generation Distress.” We caught up with them three years later.

September is Suicide Prevention Month, raising awareness of the mental health crisis that continues to impact one in five Canadian youth. Read more on “Generation Distress” here.