Let Her Tell It- Poetry in SF Tomorrow!

Cocoa Fly: Let Her Tell It! at Litquake’s Litcrawl Saturday, Oct 20th 5-6pm, Noisebridge 2169 Mission St., San Francisco When I’m not doing suicide prevention, I’m reading poetry.  Last year people said we had one of the best performances at San Francisco’s Litcrawl. WE’RE BACK! Cocoa Fly’s Let Her Tell It!  is giving you more stories and prose from an […]

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CBS This Morning with Gayle King

Last week, I joined a suicide attempt survivor panel discussion facilitated by Gayle King [reaction blog coming] on The CBS This Morning Show. The conversation touched on myths of suicide, hope and recovery, and informs how friends and family can be supportive to someone struggling with suicidal thoughts. Here is the segment that aired:- At Gayle King’s […]

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Good Morning America Blog-Post

By Katie Kindelan With the shocking deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain still fresh in our minds and dramatic new statistics showing suicides on the rise, we’re all grappling with how pervasive and devastating suicide is. Around 1.4 million in the United States alone are estimated to attempt suicide every year. Someone in your […]

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California Statewide Prevention Plan

Last week, I was invited along with suicide loss survivors, therapists, and researchers to present recommendations to California’s Statewide Suicide Prevention. Highlights from Kelechi Ubozoh’s Written Statement to MHSOAC – MHSOAC Question: How are suicide/ suicide attempts experienced in communities of color? What is are some reasons suicide is underreported for people of color?  There is […]

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