Getting Through The Moment: How To Be An Effective Helper
On today’s episode of Brain Hijack, we respond to the question, “Do clinical professionals always know who is at risk for suicide?” The short answer, “No.” Listen in as Adam and Brooke speak with Dr. Peter Gutierrez, Executive Vice President, Innovation at LivingWorks on why a community, public health approach to suicide prevention is so important. Dr. Gutierrez explains what it means to be an “effective helper” and answers tough questions including how to respond to a someone who just told you they are having suicidal thoughts. Our takeaway from today’s episode: anyone can play a role in preventing suicide, including you.
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