Category Archives: suicide prevention awareness

Podcast 5: Manning up or man down?

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month and I talk about a ‘Men’s Health’ magazine story about how the strong and silent shtick is killing men. Also, you may be able to go to your shrink and ask for some Molly (ecstasy) … Continue reading

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Nightmares of my Father and other things

I must write this out because I fear if I don’t this day could be worse than I’d imagined. I already clawed my way out of bed 10 minutes late, had a cup of coffee and a small bowl of … Continue reading

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Requiem: Amy Bleuel

Amy I suppose I should write something about the death of Amy Bleuel, the founder of Project Semicolon. Amy committed suicide. It saddened me greatly, but did not surprise me. There is a dirty little secret in the depression/bipolar community … Continue reading

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