Mental Health: Suicide Prevention
What if you moved through the world as if you were easy to be loved?
Because I promise you, you are easy to love.
- Sonalee Rashatwar, LCSW
The assignments that have activities are in red.
Watch the Ted-X Video: The Invisible Illness 19:49
Discussion or Writing Reflection
Watch the video:
Dealing with Suicide 2 min. 42 sec.
Watch the 4 min. 34 sec. video:
What it's like to lose someone.
DISCUSSION OR WRITING REFLECTION:
Anderson Cooper’s brother committed suicide.
How did it impact Anderson Cooper and his views on life?
1. Peta, the first speaker, said she is not ashamed – she is grief stricken.
2. What is the difference between shame and grief?
3. Why would she feel shame?
Consider the videos by Dr. Brené Brown.
4. What was the physical and emotional responses that the survivors experience and what did they learn?
Photo: Cathy Kaplan. Golden Gate Bridge, Joakim Syversen