In this 3-part conversation, “Youth Suicide,” college students and Active Minds representatives Sarah Abelson and Erica Cooke, Director of Counseling (Bridgewater University) Randy Hook, attempt survivors Kelly Davis, Leah Harris and Misha Kessler, and actress and loss survivor Mariette Hartley muse over what individuals would miss if they took their own lives.
In this 3-part conversation, “Media Exploitation,” attempt survivors Craig Miller, Dese’Rae Stage, Leah Harris and Kelechi Ubozoh discuss potential harms of the “if it bleeds, it leads” style of journalism that is often used when describing a suicide or suicide attempt.
In this 3-part conversation, “Loss,” loss/attempt survivor and suicide prevention advocate Iden Campbell, artist David Best, and loss survivors Shauna and Jean Toh contemplate loss and how to turn pain into purpose.
In this 3-part conversation, “Connectedness,” Kelechi Ubozoh and Leah Harris (attempt survivors and mental health advocates) and psychologist Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas discuss how to talk about the importance of relating to connecting with our community. We are our brothers and sisters' keepers.
In this 3-part conversation, “Talk About It,” best-selling author Andrew Solomon and psychologists Dr. Thomas Joiner and Dr. Kita Curry posit that talking about suicide reduces the fear surrounding getting help and moving forward.
In this 3-part conversation, “The Suicide Zone,” psychologists Dr. April Foreman, Dr. Bill Schmitz and Dr. John Draper discuss a variety of ways in which people can move past the suicide zone and toward a life worth living.
In this 3-part conversation, “The Medical Model,” lead suicidologist Dr. Thomas Joiner, attempt survivor and mental health advocate Iden Campbell and attorney Skip Simpson discuss what the medical profession can learn from people with lived experience.
In this 3-part conversation “Collective Responsibility,” attempt survivor and mental health advocate Leah Harris, best-selling author Andrew Solomon and psychologist Dr. April Foreman talk about what we can do as a community to help others through a suicidal crisis.
In this 3-part conversation, “Surviving Loss,” loss survivors Katie Hardy, Amelia Lehto, Shirlee Zane and Jean, John and Shauna Toh consider the seemingly interminable questions that arise from the suicide of a loved one.
In this 3-part conversation “Unmasking,” attempt survivors Kelechi Ubozoh, Leah Harris and Iden Campbell and psychologist Dr. April Foreman discuss the power of taking off the mask and ending the silence surrounding suicide - opening a much-needed conversation that could save lives.