Eden Prairie High School is mourning the loss of two beloved community members, Aaron Husmann and Robert “Rob” Becker. On Wednesday morning, students and staff gathered to share a moment of silence as they confront the tragic news. As we come together to mourn Aaron and Rob’s passing, it’s essential to remember the resources available to those struggling with mental health and those affected by suicide. Keep reading more.
Who was Aaron Husmann ? What was the cause of his death?
Aaron Husmann was a junior at EPHS and a resident of Eden Prairie, MN, set to graduate in 2024. While the cause of Aaron’s death is still unknown, it is suspected that he died by suicide, students and staff are reeling from the loss of someone so young and full of potential. Suicide is a significant concern for teenagers, with suicide rates increasing significantly for young people over the last decade. It’s crucial to engage in honest and open discussions with our youth about mental health and suicide prevention.
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a vital resource for those struggling with emotional or suicidal crises. Available 24/7 via a toll-free hotline, the Lifeline provides confidential support and resources across the United States. Suicide is a preventable public health crisis, and resources like the Lifeline can help those struggling with mental health issues feel seen and heard.
Who was Rob Becker?
Rob Becker was a longtime employee of EPHS, serving as a security monitor for many years. His presence on campus was always reassuring to students and staff alike, making the loss of such a beloved community member even more difficult to bear. It’s essential to remember that grief is a process, and there’s no right or wrong way to mourn. It’s okay to feel overwhelmed or confused by our emotions, especially during times of crisis.
As the Eden Prairie community comes together to mourn and honor the memory of Aaron and Rob, it’s essential to offer support to those affected by the tragedy. Whether it’s seeking out mental health resources or reaching out to friends and family members for support, there are ways to navigate the pain and heartbreak that comes with loss. It’s our collective responsibility to fight against the stigma surrounding mental health issues and to support one another during times of crisis.
Final Words For Aaron Husmann
Eden Prairie High School is grieving the loss of two beloved community members, Aaron Husmann. As we mourn their passing, it’s essential to come together to offer support and resources to those struggling with mental health issues and those affected by suicide. Resources like the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline can provide confidential support and resources to those in emotional or suicidal crises. Suicide is a preventable public health crisis, and we must work together to support one another during times of crisis. Rest in peace, Aaron. Your memory will always live on.