Dan Abbott and his wife, author Monica Wood, speak publicly about Dan’s suicide attempt and recovery in hopes of helping others who undergo a major depressive episode. They will be joined by Portland Press Herald writer Bob Keyes, whose story about Dan and Monica received a tremendous response.
Dan Abbott, professor at Southern Maine Community College
Monica Wood, author of numerous books and plays. Her new play, “The Half-Light,” will debut at Portland Stage in 2019. Her short play “Apology,” which is part of The Haunting Hour, a compilation of playlets and vignettes with spooky themes, opens at the Portland Stage Studio Theater on Oct. 24.
Bob Keyes, staff writer with the Portland Press Herald
- Press Herald: After a high-profile suicide attempt, a message of hope
- Maine Crisis Hotline, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 1-888-568-1112
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 24/7 at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or online chat