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We need to talk about male suicide | Steph Slack | TEDxFolkestone

At some point in your life you’ll probably be touched by male* suicide. It’s now the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK with 12 men taking their own lives every day. In her challenging TEDx talk, Steph Slack shares her personal story of how losing her uncle to suicide caused her to …
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What Causes Borderline Personality Disorder?

I want to briefly describe what BPD is to those of you who may not know yet. Borderline Personality disorder or BPD is a mental illness that’s characterized by a pervasive pattern of instability of interpersonal relationships, and self-image. Those with BPD can be impulsive (with regard to self-harm behaviors, sex, spending, binge eating, reckless …
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Grow Mental Health | Step 6 – 12 Steps of Recovery & Growth

In this Step 6, ‘We committed to the journey even through the tough times,’ Seasoned Grower Zameel Brierley shares her story with Area Coordinator, Tracey Halloran, recounting her journey with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a result mental illness, suicide and violence in her family.
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Grow Mental Health | Step 5 – 12 Steps of Recovery & Growth

In the fifth step of our 12-part series, Grow’s Síle Tracey discusses the importance of ‘We also tackled our weaknesses and failures’ with Seasoned Grower, Christine Fitzgerald. Christine explains her journey from low self worth, depression and suicidal thoughts to hospitalization and eventually Grow Mental Health.
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Grow Mental Health | Step 3 – 12 Steps of Recovery & Growth

In this episode, Seasoned Grower Seamus Kelly recounts his experience with depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts with Grow’s Síle Tracey. This deep discussion is focused on Step 3 of the 12 Steps of Recovery & Growth, ‘We trusted the greater power of life, love and the world around us’.
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The Bridge Between Suicide and Life | TedTalks

Kevin Briggs: The Bridge Between Suicide and Life For many years Sergeant Kevin Briggs had a dark, unusual, at times strangely rewarding job: He patrolled the southern end of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, a popular site for suicide attempts. In a sobering, deeply personal talk Briggs shares stories from those he’s spoken — and …
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Break The Silence for Suicide Attempt Survivors; TedActive

JD Schramm: Break The Silence for Suicide Attempt Survivors Even when our lives appear fine from the outside, locked within can be a world of quiet suffering, leading some to the decision to end their life. At TEDYou, JD Schramm asks us to break the silence surrounding suicide and suicide attempts, and to create much-needed …
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How To Start A Conversation About Suicide | Ted@Westpac

Jeremy Forbes: How to Start a Conversation About Suicide Is there someone in your life dealing with anxiety, depression or thoughts of suicide — but is too ashamed to talk about it? Jeremy Forbes saw this happening around him, and now he’s on a mission to teach people how to start a conversation about it. …
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