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.
Years ago, when I began my suicide prevention advocacy and mental health activism journey, I was eager, a bit naive, and almost openly accessible to anyone who might be in […]
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’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.