September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Do share posts from this site or other sites to promote suicide prevention. Here are some suggestions.

‘My son has admitted he is suicidal. What do I do now?’

Can we stop using the phrase ‘committed suicide?’ (video)

Help me eliminate the phrase, ‘committed suicide’

To those who think, ‘I’m not qualified to talk to someone who is suicidal’

What is the ‘wrong’ thing to say to someone thinking of suicide?

T-shirts are still for sale. Many of you have asked what the proceeds support. When I run a campaign that has a “donation” blank, those proceeds go to a charity. Because I do not accept advertising or articles from questionable resources for this site for money, I use the funds I might make on t-shirts to offset the $1k per year that it costs to support this website–hosting fees, hacking protection etc. It’s not a big money maker and covers about 15% of that.

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Anne Moss Rogers

I am an emotionally naked mental health 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 addiction 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 mental health keynotes, training and workshop topics include suicide prevention, addiction, mental illness, anxiety, 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. Mental Health Speakers Website. Trained in ASIST and trainer for the evidence-based 4-hour training for everyone called safeTALK.

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