NAMI CEO Dan Gillison was interviewed about mental health and COVID-19 as part of the TIME100 Talks series. His episode also included Matthew McConaughey, Taraji P. Henson, and Tracie Jenkins. Please feel free to share with your networks and on social media using the hashtag, #TIME100Talks.
Kevin Hines is a walking miracle, having jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge and survived. But what might have kept him from jumping at all could have been something as simple as getting a letter in the mail. One psychiatrist’s long-forgotten idea about giving support to those hospitalized or treated for depression or attempting suicide is being revived, and is finding positive results in an era of texting. Lee Cowan reports.
[If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.]
Christian Everett shared an interview he had with Millennial Magazine Podcast:
Our second Conversations with the Community podcast, where Angel gets to sit down with Christian from Gears for Life to discuss the very important topics of suicide prevention awareness, as well as depression and mental health in general! We had an amazing discussion with Christian so this one is a long one, but we hope you will enjoy it! We’ll try to separate this podcast into sections at a later time! Please check out Gears for Life at the following links! https://www.facebook.com/gearsforlife…https://www.g4lproject.com/ Want to be a part of our journey and help us grow? Support us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/MiMMag Like what we do?
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When someone dies by suicide, faith leaders are often called upon to provide care and support to the individual’s family members, friends, and others in the community. As faith leaders help others navigate a healthy grief journey after a suicide, they may experience unique stressors and challenges that affect their own well-being. This video highlights the importance of self-care among faith leaders and shares guidance on what faith leaders can do to care for themselves after a suicide.