Ruth Tepler Roth is currently Director of Admissions/PR at Ben Porat Yosef, a yeshiva elementary school located in Paramus, NJ. Prior to this she was Vice President of Marketing and Sales at a national health insurance company. She resides in Teaneck, NJ with her husband, Dr. Philip Roth.
Our son’s illness, when we finally became aware of it, was a magnitude 8 earthquake in our lives that came without any warning. It was a calm and beautiful day in July when I found him the first…time he tried to end his life at age 21. The mechanics of saving him, calling 911, unlocking and opening the door for the rescue team, calling my husband, and following Jonathan’s ambulance to the hospital all happened on autopilot. The moments at the hospital crawled as I waited to hear whether my son would… >> Read More