A brief profile of mental health advocate and person with lived experience Mark Henick.
An attempt survivor talks about his experience, recovery, and hope.
People who’ve been suicidal share recommendations from the report The Way Forward.
Interviews with healed suicide attempt survivors about their advocacy work for suicide prevention.
The American Association of Suicidology 2014 National Conference in Los Angeles featured the panel, ‘Can You Hear Me Now? New Voices of Attempt Survivors.’
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!
An overview of suicide prevention initiatives on search engines, Siri, and social media.
How to help a suicidal person, step by step.
A mental health advocate takes aim at people who leave ignorant comments online for suicidal people.
Hope and recovery from schizoaffective disorder in a great documentary made by a person with lived experience.
Consumer advocate Pat Risser speaks about his experiences with suicidal thoughts and feelings, and the three main actions that helped him cope.