Speaking Fearlessly Always
Discover the Path to Fearless Expression as I reflect and grow from my work in the fields of Lived Experience and Suicide Prevention.
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I was asked to write a blog for the new international resource the Lived Experience Advisory Directory. LEAD connects the Lived and Living Experience workforce with opportunity, knowledge, and support […]
To be honest, my experiences speaking were rather unpleasant the first several goes of it. I know I’ve said this recently, but it bears repeating. I mean, I spoke. People […]
Leadership comes in many forms. From being a role model to those younger in their journeys to being a work supervisor. In lived experience, leadership often goes hand in hand […]
More than 3,000 from across the world tuned in LIVE to my Safety is Skilled presentation this morning for the Mental Health Academy. I want to thank everyone for the […]
I’m immensely thankful to have been asked to be a panelist for the upcoming Mental Health Policy event centered around peer work. I hope you will join this Zoom conversation […]
Hello, I am a public speaker, and I can make you cry if I want to. But, can I make you laugh? Many in the field of suicide prevention are aware of the importance of safe messaging. Safe messaging stems from the Werther Effect and is meant to ensure that as we are communicating about suicide, mental health, and prevention, we are not also unintentionally doing damage, creating stress, or perpetuating stigma. While the concept of safe messaging is something, many professionals understand the importance of. We also know it is an ongoing struggle to help others outside of the field understand why safe messaging is so important.