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Live Through This in People Magazine

Our very own Dese'Rae Stage and her Live Through This project were recently featured in People Magazine. The full-length piece includes background information on Des and the organization, as well as some of her portraits of attempt survivors, accompanied by their stories. Hopefully readers will walk away with a better understanding of suicide after hearing [...]

By |2019-10-30T15:17:25-08:00October 30th, 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

Screening in Pittsburgh

Lisa took The S Word to Pittsburgh, PA recently for a screening organized by UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. The standing-room-only audience participated in a spirited post-screening conversation that emphasized peer to peer support. One special highlight of the evening was an impromptu performance by panelist Jamie Kunning, who performed a heartfelt rendition on the ukulele [...]

By |2019-09-13T09:56:35-08:00September 13th, 2019|Latest News|2 Comments

There’s Help

In this 3-part conversation, Kelechi Ubozoh, attorney Skip Simpson and Leah Harris share their thoughts on the value of hope in otherwise dire circumstances.

By |2019-08-06T11:03:34-08:00August 6th, 2019|Voices|0 Comments

We’ve Been Too Patient

Kelechi Ubozoh, who is featured in The S Word, and L. D. Green are the co-editors of a new book titled We’ve Been Too Patient: Voices from Radical Mental Health--Stories and Research Challenging the Biomedical Model.  A collection of 25 unflinching stories and essays from the front lines of the radical mental health movement. While [...]

By |2019-07-29T14:02:27-08:00July 29th, 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

Reel Mind Film Series

Our very own Kelechi Ubozoh traveled to Rochester, NY to be a part of the 11th Annual Reel Mind Theater and Film Series. This month-long festival features films, performances and discussions that address the social stigma of mental illness and behavioral disorders, while providing a message of hope that recovery is possible. THE S WORD [...]

By |2019-05-29T16:56:15-08:00May 29th, 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

Media

In this 3-part conversation, Andrew Solomon, Dr. Kita Curry and Katie Hardy discuss the influence of the media on suicide prevention.

By |2019-05-21T11:11:43-08:00May 21st, 2019|Voices|0 Comments