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Chris has worked in the suicide prevention and mental health field for the past decade, first as a volunteer crisis counselor and then later as a statewide suicide prevention grant administrator. He was previously with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and worked closely with crisis centers across the country to connect and collaborate. He is passionate about understanding suicide, harnessing the capability of social media to prevent it, and strives to advocate for the voices of those with lived experience. Mr. Maxwell is an advisory board member for, which allows people to donate their social media data to be used for mental health research and allow clinicians to create treatment tools. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Crisis Organization Directors (NASCOD). Follow him on twitter @chrsmxwll.

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Beau Pinkham and Chris Maxwell discuss suicide prevention through the lens of futurism. How will suicide and suicide prevention be impacted by technology like AI, taking up residence on other planets, or existence inside virtual realms? Disclaimer: The views, opinions and endorsements expressed in each podcast episode are those of the host and guests, and do not necessarily reflect the official position of Mental Health News Radio Network.


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