ep 28 Suicide allyship beyond hashtags

After the highly publicized deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, there has been a shift to conversations on how to best support someone experiencing suicidal thoughts. In this episode, Davia discusses how to identify red flags, broach the topic of suicide, and build a network of resources.

IN THIS EPISODE

  • Destigmatize language of suicide: commit vs. die by 
  • Checking on your friends beyond a text message
  • Practical ways to support a friend experiencing suicidal thoughts
  • Knowing your limits as an ally & encouraging professional support
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Episode 28 Affirmation

I am not expected to do it all. I do what I can.
— Davia
 

Be prepared with resources before crisis arrives by familiarizing yourself with available mental health resources