SAMHSA and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline produced a series of videos featuring the stories of suicide attempt survivors who share their pain, recovery, and hope. In this video, Terry Wise shares her personal struggles, her dramatic suicide attempt, and the life choices she has made since then in efforts to help others.Keep going?
Craig Miller describes his relationship with suicidal feelings in this brief video introduction, including some of his experience recovering from a suicide attempt. Get his book on Amazon.com now: This is How it Feels: A Memoir – Attempting Suicide and Finding LifeKeep going?
In this webinar hosted by Suicide Prevention Australia features the Lived Experience Network along with Kevin Hines and Kevin Briggs from the US about what suicide prevention can learn from these valuable perspectives:Keep going?
Heidi Bryan talks briefly about being in suicide prevention, and how applying lived expertise as part of this field can serve as a protective factor.Keep going?
In this brief video, Dr. DeQuincy Lezine, our Lived Experience Academy Director, discusses self-disclosure, stigma and discrimination, and transforming lived experience into lived expertise to help others who have been suicidal. This was filmed by David Covington in 2013.Keep going?
If you ever start feeling like you're heading into a crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-8255)