Monthly Archives: April 2013

I Will Not Let My Suffering Be Wasted

Craig Lewis works as a peer mental health counselor in Boston. He also does public speaking about his recovery and life in the punk rock community. He is currently writing a recovery workbook called “Better Days.” He spoke with Kat Friedrich, CCSME’s social media and Internet marketing consultant, about the life experiences that motivated him […]

A Suicide Screening Tool for Everyone

Dr. Kelly Posner collaborated with a team of scientists to create the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS), a screening tool which a diverse range of communities in the United States have now adopted. She spoke at the Maine Suicide Prevention Program’s conference on March 21, 2013, “Taking Science into Practice: Beyond the Basics in […]

The Trevor Project Gives Hope to LGBT Youth

Teen suicide attempts are a serious problem in the LGBT community. Discrimination, threats, homelessness and violence can lead young people to take their lives. Athena Brewer, senior online programs manager at The Trevor Project, spoke at the Taking Science into Practice: Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention conference on March 21, 2013 about her organization’s […]