National Suicide Prevention Week 2019 — AFSP

 

Dr. Doreen Marshall talks about how to have a #RealConvo.

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Hayley Kiyoko, Aminé, Christina Perri and Lindsey Stirling on how to talk to a friend about mental health.

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Lindsey Sterling on accepting the help of others.

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Aminé on discussing mental health.

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Christina Perri on keeping a support system.

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Hayley Kiyoko on the importance of keeping in touch.

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Dr. Matt Wintersteen talks about asking young people “are you okay?”

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Ask Dr. Jill about tackling how to have a #RealConvo about mental health!

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AFSP Delaware Chapter volunteer Victoria Sweeney describes her experience teaching others how to talk about suicide.

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AFSP Greater Sacramento Chapter volunteer Andre Sillas talks about students and mental health.

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Dr. Yeates Conwell talks about asking an older adult about suicide.

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Dr. Josh Gordon talks about how asking about suicide reduces the risk.

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Dr. Lisa Horowitz discusses how parents can talk to kids about suicide.

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This National Suicide Prevention Week, have a #RealConvo about mental health! Whether that means active listening, talking through it, or just being with someone, all are equally important.

It’s time to shift the culture and have an open and honest conversation about #mentalhealth. Have you had a #RealConvo today?

If you’re unsure of how to reach out to a friend that’s struggling, here are some quick pointers you can use for having a #RealConvo: https://afsp.org/how-to-start-and-continue-a-conversation-about-mental-health-a-realconvo-guide-from-afsp

When you or someone you care about is experiencing anxiety, start a #RealConvo to talk about how it feels.

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When you or someone you care about is experiencing anxiety, start a #RealConvo to talk about how it feels.

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When you or someone you care about is experiencing anxiety, start a #RealConvo to talk about how it feels.

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A conversation can be the first step to managing your depression. Have a #RealConvo about how it feels.

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A conversation can be the first step to managing your depression. Have a #RealConvo about how it feels.

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A conversation can be the first step to managing your depression. Have a #RealConvo about how it feels.

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Managing mental health experiences, like isolation, can start with one #RealConvo about how it feels.

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Managing mental health experiences, like isolation, can start with one #RealConvo about how it feels.

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Managing mental health experiences, like isolation, can start with one #RealConvo about how it feels.

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You don’t need special training to have an open, authentic conversation about mental health.

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Someone opening up is a positive thing, because it’s an opportunity to help.

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Here is some straightforward guidance for having a conversation that can make all the difference.

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Ten helpful tips to help you navigate conversations with suicide loss survivors in a kind and responsible way.

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Sometimes, the words we use when we talk about suicide prevention can be confusing.

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When people and communities take action, lives can be saved.

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Freshman year was hard for me. I had moved out of state, and had just been diagnosed with depression and anxiety.

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Text is how a lot of us communicate. Not every serious conversation is going to happen face-to-face.

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Our quality of life would dramatically improve if we learned and practiced emotional hygiene.

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We use LGBT suicide research to recommend a multidimensional perspective on what contributes to suicide risk.

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I love to listen, and being a canvas for someone you love is rewarding.

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My story might make you feel uncomfortable. It shouldn’t.

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