Friends, Join us on Sunday, September 23rd at Riverview Park in Lock Haven, PA from 12-3pm as we take part in Clinton County’s Out of Darkness Walk, hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) – Central PA Chapter. I am honored to be a guest speaker on behalf of the David M. Collins […]Read more "Kindness for Collins"
To know Tonya Anderson is to know a life of joyous expression. As the founder of ‘An Exquisite Life,’ Tonya is a passionate suicide prevention advocate and counselor who specializes in healing from trauma. A recent graduate of Lock Haven University with a Masters in Science, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Tonya is a therapist with Diakon […]Read more "Tonya Anderson: Power of One Vignette"
Care Q/A, Part I Featuring Dr. Robert Chianelli, DMD This is the first in a series of questions and answers with healthcare professionals about how they care for others and themselves. Background: The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention estimates there are between 300-400 suicides among doctors every year. The total number of suicides among medical […]Read more "Care Q/A, Part I"
Suicide discriminates to no person’s ethnicity, gender, race, age or sexual orientation; but it takes an incredibly heavy toll on those left behind. There is growing hope, however. Since 1989, prevention efforts have dramatically increased in scope and scale. The suicide prevention movement in the U.S. began as an effort to treat and discuss suicide […]Read more "Background, Part II"