This show was recorded before the current lockdown.
It was reported a young teenage committed suicide recently and the importance of releasing this show became evident. Please listen, take notes and be aware of the unspoken and spoken stressors in the people you love. If you are someone you know are dealing with suicidal thoughts,etc dial 800-273-8255 and/or visit https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Everyone doesn't leave a note when it comes to suicide. It could be an impulsive act or planned out. Repeat guest, Donna Barnes of Gracefully Purposed Counseling, shares warning signs, a personal story and prevention. Pens and paper ready!
About Guest Donna Barnes
Donna is a single parent who strives to beat the odds. She doesn't let her past define her nor hold her back. She obtained her Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, while maintaining a fulltime job, managing the household, all while raising her son. She is dedicated to serving the needs of others while building them and equipping them with the tools they need to be successful.
Class is in session notes
- Recognizing the signs of suicide
- What to do if someone doesn't want help?
- The good and bad of shows about suicide?
- Having tough conversations with your children
Be honest about how you feel and why. Keep an anxiety/stress journal and evaluate if the feelings are valid.
What did you learn from today's session? Let us know!
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