In this 3-part conversation, Dr. Kita Curry, Dr. Bill Schmitz and Leah Harris discuss the fear amongst professionals regarding suicide intervention.
In this 3-part conversation, Dese'Rae Stage, Kelechi Ubozoh, Dr. John Draper and Shari Sinwelski discuss the often life-saving importance of asking for help.
In this 3-part conversation, “Our Stories,” psychologist Dr. Bill Schmitz and attempt survivor and mental health advocates Craig Miller and Leah Harris talk about how life can change and we can come back from the bottom, with a focus on connection and societal change.
In this 3-part conversation, “Empathy,” CEO of Didi Hirsch, Dr. Kita Curry and attempt survivors Kelechi Ubozoh, Kelly Davis, Misha Kessler and Leah Harris discuss the importance of empathy and understanding versus judging and shaming when talking to people about suicide.
In this 3-part conversation, “Lived Experience,” attempt survivor and mental health advocate Leah Harris, attempt survivor and creator of “Live Through This” Dese’Rae Stage, and lead suicidologist Dr. Thomas Joiner discuss the life-saving value of lived experience in preventing future suicides.
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.