Tag Archives forlived expertise

CNQR – Social Impact Organization

Courage. Normalize. Question. Recovery. CNQR – which could be pronounced “Conquer”  is a new organization that seeks to “drive large-scale change in the brain health and wellness space as a means to ultimately eradicate suicide; by collaborating with global changemakers and social innovation entrepreneurs.” At its core, CNQR is an international team of peer leaders who […]

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United Suicide Survivors International

United Suicide Survivors International is an upcoming group operating by and for people with lived experience that aims to: serve as a home for people who have experienced suicide loss, suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts and feelings, and their friends and families — collectively known as people w/ lived experience with suicide – to leverage […]

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Suicide Prevention: Applied expertise

With a solid foundation, positive growth, and relevant skills, the last step is to apply your lived expertise to help with suicide prevention, recovery and life promotion. The selected image for this category is the Andromeda Galaxy, and it is a beautiful celestial photo highlighting the trillion stars found in that galaxy. In public talks referring […]

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Professional Development: Gaining expertise

What separates lived expertise from lived experience is the presence of expert skills. The selected image for this category is a colorful brain map showing the nerve cell connections that are the basis of all learning and memory. Ongoing education is the key to acquiring expertise, and we plan to continue gathering resources for you […]

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The Way Forward – Community Outreach and Education

The Way Forward: Pathways to hope, recovery, and wellness with insights from lived experience is a resource developed by the Suicide Attempt Survivors Task Force of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention that provides recommendations for suicide prevention activities that blend evidence-based practices and perspectives informed by lived experience. Here are the recommendations related to […]

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If you ever start feeling like you're heading into a crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-8255)