Alaina and Peyton: The Suicide Awareness Project
moving the podcast – interview from June 10, 2014
Episode 28. Alaina and Peyton are working on a school project about suicide awareness, a subject which, in Alaina’s words, “a lot of people don’t like to talk about because it’s a harsh topic. So we figured, why not us?” Listen in as they talk about their project, what it means to them and why they care so much.
“How much can a school do to prevent cancer? But there’s still support and awareness about it. You can’t prevent it. You can’t prevent cancer. You can’t prevent somebody from committing suicide. But you can raise awareness.”
0:00 ~ we never hear about it
11:05 ~ What should the school do?
13:25 ~ “those who suffer”
16:15 ~ the deep effects of suicide
22:10 ~ Can it be prevented?
27:00 ~ spreading awareness
Letter Alaina and Peyton posted on the blog
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Out of the Darkness walks
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
If you see suicidal thoughts posted on social media.
Suicide Hotlines by State