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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Disclosure is a complex process. Yes, process. We often think of disclosure in terms of information or even settings. Those in mental healthcare discuss disclosure practices in terms of sharing personal information with “patients.” Even the word “patient” influences the idea of client-appropriate disclosure.
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 […]
“Trauma dumping, unlike venting, is usually unsolicited where a person “dumps” their traumatic feelings, thoughts, and experiences onto another person who may not be prepared for it.” If you’re struggling, […]
I literally cannot count how many times I’ve moved throughout my life. It’s heart-wrenching to think about, to be honest. Trauma does more damage than we often consider across the […]
I’ve spent hundreds of dollars on donuts a few times in my life. Several of those times were to feed energy laden youth as we plotted how we would take over the world and spread hope and mental health one fun activity at a time. They knew me best as the “suicide lady” bringer of donuts and weird. This day was a little different though.
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 […]