Towards a health and sustainable practice of law in Canada: Phase 1 2020-2022 research report

National Study on the Psychological Health Determinants of Legal Professionals in Canada This study was carried out through a partnership between the Universit√© de Sherbrooke, the Federation of Law Societies of Canada and the Canadian Bar Association, as well as with the¬† mobilization of the law societies of Canada and the Chambre des notaires du […]

Take the Dimness of my Soul Away: Healing After a Loved One’s Suicide

In 1994, the author’s adult son died by suicide. This book is a collection of the sermons he preached on the subject – the first one three weeks after his son’s death & the final one, nine years later. The book chronicles Ritter’s difficult & life-changing healing process.

“I Wish I Would Have Called you Before…” Depression and Suicide: Make Sure you Don’t Utter Those Words

Feeling the Heat


Confronting Suicide Among Physicians and Lawyers