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TV 8 interview with Sara McCloskey

If you or someone you know is thinking of suicide, please reach out for help. Call 1-800-273-8255 or the crisis text line 741-741. Richmond VA and Virginia resources. You are better off contacting local resources whenever possible.

Sara McClosky conducts an interview in the wake of the Kate Spade suicide. Charles shares a death by suicide anniversary date of June 5.

Thank you Sara and Channel 8 for shedding light on a difficult subject. CDC to present new data on suicide from 1999-2016 which indicates a thirty percent increase for states in more than half the country.

Notice she doesn’t put the method of suicide in the title sensationalizing it and provides resources on the online page.

If you or someone you know is thinking of suicide, please reach out for help. Call 1-800-273-8255 or the crisis text line 741-741. Richmond VA and Virginia resources. You are better off contacting local resources whenever possible.

 

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Anne Moss Rogers

I am an emotionally naked TEDx speaker, and author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk. I raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost my younger son, Charles to substance use disorder and suicide on June 5, 2015. I help people foster a culture of connection to prevent suicide, reduce substance misuse and find life after loss. My motivational, training and workshop topics include suicide prevention, addiction, mental illness, coping strategies/resilience, and grief. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now the legacy I try and carry forward in my son's memory. Professional Speaker Website. Trained in ASIST and trainer for the evidence-based 4-hour training for everyone called safeTALK.

3 thoughts on “TV 8 interview with Sara McCloskey”

  1. So respectful. Thank you for sharing your story and pain so publicly. I pray others will hear and be helped,—both those who are considering ending their lives and those that love them. ❤️

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