Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Lived Experience

In this 3-part conversation, “Lived Experience,” attempt survivors Leah Harris and Kelechi Ubozoh and lead suicidologist Dr. Thomas Joiner discuss how sharing our stories and understanding that it’s okay not to be okay can help us focus on life.

By | 2018-06-04T14:32:43+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Voices|0 Comments

California PTA Conference

Director Lisa Klein and Community Outreach Director Patrica Harris DiLeva were pleased to attend the California PTA Legislation Conference in Sacramento on January  22nd to present information and have a conversation about The S Word. CAPTA connects families, schools and communities and is part of the foundation of the public-education system and a trusted messenger to [...]

By | 2018-01-25T11:03:26+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Sharing Stories: How I Learned to Stop Fearing Attempt Survivors

It was about a year after my son Noah’s suicide, at a conference for survivors of suicide loss, when I first heard someone describe what led to their own suicide attempt. My hackles bristled so fiercely I couldn’t hear the details. I resisted being dragged inside that bleak and scary place, as if despair were [...]

By | 2018-06-04T13:14:41+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Loss Survivor, Stories|0 Comments

Psych Central Podcast Interview

You can listen to The S Word director Lisa Klein this Thursday at 6:30 a.m. PST on the award-winning podcast, The Psych Central Show - with hosts with Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales.  The link below will be live on Thursday, January 11 for the interview: Listen to Psych Central Podcast. Hosted by Gabe [...]

By | 2018-01-10T09:30:33+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Seeking Help

In this 3-part conversation, “Seeking Help,” Kita Curry (Didi Hirsch CEO), Leah Harris, Misha Kessler and Kelly Davis (attempt survivors) and Mariette Hartley (loss survivor), share their insights regarding the importance of asking for help when feeling suicidal

By | 2018-06-04T13:10:37+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Seeking Help, Voices|0 Comments