"We're devastated by the loss of Thaddeus, our beloved son and brother," she posted on Thursday. "He was a wonderful, courageous person who overcame so much hardship in his short life. We miss him. Thank you for the outpouring of condolences and words of kindness."
"If you or someone you love needs help, or if you want to support a group doing life saving work, please visit https://afsp.org/," she concluded, linking to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.