The We Podcast #90: Opening the Conversation About Suicide

The We Podcast #90: Opening the Conversation About Suicide

You’re listening to episode number 90. Round Table Talk: Opening the Conversation About Suicide.

In this episode I get to talk in the round table setting with The We Spot leaders, Amy Norris and Heather Williams. We talk about both of their personal experiences with suicide and how it has shaped their lives and the lives of those they love. We also talk about how to have a conversation with someone about suicide and identifying the warning signs of someone who could be suicidal. Seeking out additional training, education, and awareness in this area is highly encouraged. It is all of our jobs to prevent suicide and be informed so we can intervene when needed!

I will give a trigger warning for this episode. There could be things talked about that may be hard to hear. If it is too much for you, I encourage you to reach out and talk with someone about it and use the resource list we have provided in the show notes. If you have thoughts of suicide and are thinking of killing yourself, please call the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or call 911.

Thank you for joining us in this conversation. One of the most important things we can do to prevent suicide is to normalize the conversation and destigmatize mental health care.

Listen to Amy’s full story HERE on The WE Podcast, Episode #64

Suicide Prevention and Awareness Resources:

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Sarah Monares

Sarah is the founder and creator of The We Spot. She is a Colorado native. She absolutely loves to travel yet feels blessed to live in a place where she also loves coming back home. She has two awesome kids, and has been married to her amazing hubby for 8 years. Sarah is passionate about helping women make authentic connections with their true selves and a strong tribe. She is a licensed counselor and a growth and life coach, as well as a speaker, writer, blogger, and consultant. More than anything she loves belly laughing, coffee, vulnerability, authentic connection, adventure, ice cream, horses, QT with her fam, and seeing women walk in the full power of all they were created to be.

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