Face-to-Face with Mark Henick on Mental Health Awareness Day

Friday, October 10th, 2014

A brief profile of mental health advocate and person with lived experience Mark Henick.


Finding Hope from an Attempt Survivor on World Suicide Prevention Day

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

An attempt survivor talks about his experience, recovery, and hope.


Value from Suicide Attempts: The Way Forward

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

People who’ve been suicidal share recommendations from the report The Way Forward.


Powerful Suicide Attempt Survivor Documentary

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Interviews with healed suicide attempt survivors about their advocacy work for suicide prevention.


Suicide Attempt Survivor Voices

Monday, April 21st, 2014

The American Association of Suicidology 2014 National Conference in Los Angeles featured the panel, ‘Can You Hear Me Now? New Voices of Attempt Survivors.’

It includes presentations by Cara Anna, Dese’Rae Stage, Samantha Nadler, Misha Kessler, and Craig A. Miller.

This historic, inspiring panel coincided with the launch of a new Attempt Survivors Division of the AAS, a move heralded as a major achievement in suicide prevention in the movement to include people who’ve been suicidal.

Soon after, the New York Times featured an article about attempt survivors. It includes an interview with Dese’Rae Stage of the Live Through This project, showcasing attempt survivor portraits and interviews.

These are all major milestones in attempt survivor visibility and involvement in suicide prevention. Congratulations to all who spoke out!


High Tech Suicide Prevention

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

An overview of suicide prevention initiatives on search engines, Siri, and social media.


A Simple Guide to Helping a Suicidal Person

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

How to help a suicidal person, step by step.


Dumb Online Comments for Suicidal People

Monday, October 28th, 2013

A mental health advocate takes aim at people who leave ignorant comments online for suicidal people.


Recovery from Schizoaffective Disorder is Possible

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Hope and recovery from schizoaffective disorder in a great documentary made by a person with lived experience.


Three Actions that Help Overcome Suicidal Thoughts

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Consumer advocate Pat Risser speaks about his experiences with suicidal thoughts and feelings, and the three main actions that helped him cope.


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