Trigger warning: This episode discusses suicide and mental health struggles. It may be distressing to some listeners.
For Suicide Awareness Month Michelle sits down with Dustin Morris, the Executive Director of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in Alaska. Michelle and Dustin discuss stigma, self care, how find support and support others, and more. Most importantly, Dustin reminds us that suicide is preventable.
If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal ideation, support is out there.
You can call or text 988 or chat at 988lifeline.org for 24/7 support.
You can also text 'TALK' to 741741.
Only 1% of 988 calls require an emergency dispatch. You are NOT at risk of intervention by law enforcement when you use this hotline.
If you or someone you know is struggling with a loss related to suicide, AFSP can help you find community and care.
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