This episode contains a discussion about suicide and addiction. Some listeners may be triggered by this content and listener discretion is advised. If you are in the US and need support, please call the USA suicide prevention lifeline at 988 or use the Crisis Text Line at 741-741.
In this deeply personal and impactful episode, we're honored to be joined by AnneMoss Rogers, a renowned mental health speaker, trainer, and suicide loss survivor. AnneMoss shares her transformative journey from experiencing the devastating loss of her youngest son, Charles, to becoming a beacon of hope and expertise in the fields of emotional wellness and suicide prevention. Through authentic storytelling and compassionate insights, she offers listeners a safe space to explore the often-stigmatized topics of mental health and suicide.
We dedicate this episode in memory of AnneMoss’ son Charles, the beautiful Ashley Morrison, also known as the Youngest Old Cat Lady, and all of our loved ones who suffered so deeply and left us much too soon.
AnneMoss Rogers is a recognized expert in mental health and suicide education, sharing her insights on platforms like TEDx and holding a certification in suicide prevention training. Her memoir, Diary of a Broken Mind, chronicles her personal journey following the tragic suicide of her son, Charles, in 2015, which inspired a viral newspaper article and her influential blog, Emotionally Naked.
In 2021, she co-authored Emotionally Naked: A Teacher’s Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Dr. Kimberly O’Brien. Celebrated by major outlets like the New York Times and Variety Magazine, AnneMoss notably spoke on youth suicide at the National Institute of Mental Health and contributes to the American Academy of Pediatrics Blueprint for Youth Suicide Prevention.
They said they are thinking of suicide. What now?
‘My son has admitted he is suicidal. What do I do now?’
Coping Strategies for Extreme Emotions
How to tell someone I want to kill myself
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