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Met Beth Macy, author of Dopesick

I saw many friends tonight at a book signing event and it was a pleasure to hear Beth Macy, author of Dopesick tell the story behind the writing of her book. Seeing a female writer from Virginia do well is inspiring.

I handed out Diary of Broken Mind book marks. It wasn’t a case of me poaching her customers as these attendees had already bought the book. And they needed a bookmark to keep their place, right?

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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.

2 thoughts on “Met Beth Macy, author of Dopesick”

  1. How great you got to meet her! I’ve read Dopesick. It’s an incredible book. Fascinating while being so very sad at the same time. I love that you handed out bookmarks. ❤️

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