Yearly Archives: 2017


How to Respond

In this 3-part conversation, “How to Respond,” psychologists Eduardo Vega and Craig Bryan and mental health advocate Leah Harris, enlighten us about how to respond to someone who is suicidal.

By |2018-06-04T13:07:25-07:00December 13th, 2017|Voices|0 Comments

The S Word Stories on Tumblr

We’re pleased to announce The S Word Stories and Voices series of posts have moved to the Tumblr community. We invite you to follow us on Tumblr as we post new stories each week from the inspiring individuals we met while filming The S Word. You can still keep up with the Latest News on The S Word [...]

By |2018-01-10T09:30:58-07:00December 13th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Coping with Suicide Loss

In this 3-part conversation, "Coping With Suicide Loss,” mental health advocates Samantha Nadler, Jean Toh, Shauna Toh and Mariette Hartley share the depth of their losses and how they continue to cope, showing us how it's not about what you alone could have done -- it's about what you're doing now.

By |2018-06-04T12:57:44-07:00December 8th, 2017|Understanding Suicide, Voices|0 Comments

Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas TEDx Talk

Our good friend and suicide prevention advocate, Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, recently did a talk  for TEDx Crestmoor Park Women called Stopping Suicide with Story. Take a look:   Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas knows first hand the challenges and stigma we face with suicide prevention and mental health. At the heart of all social movements [...]

By |2017-12-07T15:51:05-07:00December 7th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Exeter Hospital Screening

The S Word was screened by the Exeter Health Resources Suicide Prevention Initiative in partnership with Regional Public Health Networks, NAMI New Hampshire, Youth Suicide Prevention Assembly and NH Suicide Prevention Council. Joining director Lisa Klein for the panel discussion were Dese'Rae Stage and Craig Miller who are both featured in the film.  Thank you [...]

By |2017-11-20T15:09:54-07:00November 20th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Kevin’s Song Conference Screening

We were so pleased to be part of the Kevin's Song conference this year in Plymouth, Michigan. The S Word was screened before a full house and followed by a wonderful panel discussion. Sally Spencer Thomas, Jen Losey James, Katie Hardy, Karen Marshall, Amelia Lehto, and Lisa Klein at the conference. Sally [...]

By |2017-12-19T13:54:15-07:00November 16th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Jewish Family Service Detroit Screening

We had a full house at the Maple Theater for the screening presented by The Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit, followed by a panel discussion.  Proceeds from the screening benefited A Single Soul, a program at Jewish Family Service, that provides a range of suicide prevention, education and training. A big thank you to [...]

By |2017-11-17T13:35:35-07:00November 14th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments