On Wednesday night a dark cloud descended on Waterford, one that is palpable. The young people, who usually fill the streets with energy and vibrancy are silent.
Parents and friends are devastated, wondering how to help their children through this, wanting to take their pain away and knowing that they will never be the same again. The innocence has faded and the harsh reality that life is so fragile has been a lesson learned in the hardest possible way.
Losing a friend, a peer and a beautiful soul with so much potential is something that nobody ever expects and nobody knows how to deal with.
We asked Stefan , our counsellor for some advice to pass to those who are struggling, who don’t know how to feel, and whose hearts are broken.