On September 5, 2016 I tried to end my life and survived. Let me share with you how things got better.
The Shek Check had its very first Special Guest.
Journalist, News Producer and friend of 20 years joins me to discuss the heavy topic of Suicide in Culture, Society, and in conversation.
Also going in depth to talk about my own Suicide attempt in September 2016, the things leading up, and what changed after for me. As well as the affect it had on him.
The conversation all people need to start having, Suicide Awareness can be Suicide Prevention.
On September 5, 2016
I never intended to Survive Suicide
Am I grateful I did?
In every single way. Yes.
This year has been a year of transformation, transparency and finding truth within me. This video talks about all the things I've learned in just ONE YEAR of what happens when I started choosing to actually live with Bipolar.
It's made the term Mental Health Warrior, take on a different completely meaning.
One Year: The Things I've Learned
My Story on how the Stigma of my Bipolar Disorder led me to a Suicide Attempt.
One might think that living with Mental Illness is the hardest thing we have to deal with. Seldom realizing the ignorance, the misinformation, the miseducation and discrimination we face, is so powerful. It can kill.