‘People asked did she leave a note? What did she say? That is unbelievably intrusive’
Helena Tubridy’s daughter Karla died at age 17
Karla, Helena and Suzanne, who was just 10 when Karla died.
“We live in a cluster area,” Helena Tubridy, fertility coach, therapist and mother of two, explains as we begin our conversation. “I could not walk up the street without meeting a suicide bereaved mother.”
“I had actually counselled two of them. I know it sounds mad but I had an idea, kind of, what it’s like. “But,” she adds, “I never expected it.”