Photo by Donna Rosser

Jill Prouty is an advocate for issues related to mental health, including suicide prevention. She works full-time as a librarian in the metro Atlanta area, where she lives with her husband of sixteen years and their two sons, and moonlights as an editorial contributor for Fayette Woman Magazine. She is currently working on a memoir about being raised by a mother plagued by major depressive episodes who ultimately took her own life, and how that experience continues to shape her as she raises her own children.