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The Psych Central Show
 is an award-winning, weekly podcast that approaches psychology and mental health in a casual and accessible fashion. Listen as our hosts speak candidly with experts to break down complex topics in simple and understandable ways.
 

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Nov 1, 2018

Despite all the efforts being made in suicide awareness and prevention, death by suicide is still rampant in society. The obvious observation, then, is that bringing awareness is not enough, and that our current methods of suicide prevention are not working or, at least, not working well enough. Spurred by her brother’s death by suicide, our guest this week became a self-described “change agent” who stresses the importance of being more innovative in our approach to suicide prevention. She speaks of different approaches she has taken, herself, including “Man Therapy,” a social enterprise approach, and various initiatives she has started.

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS  

  • The change in perspective about suicide in clinicians and consumers
  • Using social enterprise for suicide prevention
  • What is “man therapy”?
  • Why we need to be more innovative in suicide prevention

Hosted by Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales. Previous episodes can be found at psychcentral.com/show or on your favorite podcast player.