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Understanding & Preventing Suicide

How can you know if your family member or friend may be suicidal? How do you recognize the warning signs? How can you help? The Glendon Association has produced a program to inform the public about suicide prevention. This powerful new film highlights the lives of three individuals, Kevin, Susan and Trish, who made serious suicide attempts and lived. Listen to their remarkable stories and journeys to recovery. Learn from experts in suicide

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Suicide and the Inner Voice: Risk Assessment, Treatment and Case Management

by Robert W. Firestone, Ph.D. In the United States, every 17 minutes a person acts on the resolve to terminate his or her existence.” Thus begins Robert W. Firestone’s exploration into the depths of the human problem of suicide. Suicide is a leading cause of death in our nation. What internal factors cause a person to end his or her life, and what are the familial and societal factors that may be making a destructive contribution? The answers…

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The Price of Being Strong: Risks to the Mental Health of Athletes

Although the London Games are over, the rush of the Olympic “spirit” still lingers in the air. It’s always inspiring to watch the world come together to celebrate athletes who’ve managed to excel, push their bodies to their maximum potential, and compete at the highest level. The Olympic motto spells our expectations out most simply, “Citius, Altius, Fortius” — faster, higher, stronger. When we watch…

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Video Playlist: Dr. Robert Firestone

« prev 1 2 next » Existential Fears Triggered by Emotionals Closeness and Sexual Intimacy Dr. Robert Firestone describes existential fears triggered by experiences that c… Recreating the Past in a New Relationship A PsychAlive interview with Dr. Robert Firestone Parents’ Projections into a Child A PsychAlive Interview with Dr. Robert Firestone Why Do People Often Have Difficulty Combining Love and Sex? An interview with Dr….

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Loving a Trauma Survivor: Understanding Childhood Trauma’s Impact On Relationships

Survivors of childhood trauma deserve all the peace and security that a loving relationship can provide. But a history of abuse or neglect can make trusting another person feel terrifying. Trying to form an intimate relationship may lead to frightening missteps and confusion. How can we better understand the impact of trauma, and help survivors find the love, friendship and support they and their partner deserve? How People Cope With Unresolved…

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Psychological First Aid

Psychological First Aid can help support family and friends through a crisis. The Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus noted that the only constant is change. We currently live in an era of unprecedented personal, social, economic, and political change. While change can often be uplifting, it can also be distressing. Due to current events, or perhaps life in general, most of us have directly observed another person in psychological distress,…

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VIDEO: Dr. Allan Schore on the Roots of Suicide and Early Attachment

Watch an excerpt from PsychAlive’s interview with Dr. Allan Schore. Dr. Allan Schore talks about the roots of suicide and the effect of early attachment on brain development. Dr. Allan Schore: As you’re well aware, the observations of the early lives of people who go on to make suicide attempts has been studied for some time and really has reinforced the idea that the early experiences in life really are central to shaping that life, to shaping…

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Faces of Suicide

Faces of Suicide is an award-winning documentary short, which follows the journey of several suicide survivors (family members who have lost loved ones to suicide) as they go though the process of creating the Central Coast of California Suicide Survivors Quilt. The Quilt, similar to the original AIDS Quilt, was created to honor the lives of loved ones lost to suicide. The film records the stories and emotions of these brave men and women as…

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Video Playlist: Dr. Lisa Firestone

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