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From Lemons to Lemonade Stands

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.

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The Way Forward – Peer Support

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)