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The Journey- Stories of Crisis and Hope

The Journey- Stories of Crisis and Hope

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August 02nd 2016:Finding the Strength to Break the Silence: Mens Mental Health and Suicide

Men die by suicide 3.5 times more often than women. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent report, suicide rates overall have increased by 24 percent between 1999 and 2014. For middle-aged men, the spike of death by suicide is even higher, jumping by 43 percent during the same time period. Seeking help is often viewed by men and society as a sign of weakness. What needs to happen to reduce this stigma, and to support seeking help as a sign of strength? My guest Josh Rivedal lost his father and grandfather to suicide. He has made it his mission to share his story to

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Josh Rivedal

Josh Rivedal (founder, executive director of The i'Mpossible Project) is an author, actor, playwright, and international public speaker and program specialist on mental health and suicide prevention. His memoir The Gospel According to Josh: A 28-Year Gentile Bar Mitzvah, based on KMBB and published by Skookum Hill in 2013, is on The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s recommended reading list. His most recent book release The i’Mpossible Project: Reengaging with Life, Creating a New You debuted #1 on Amazon in the "suicide" category in January 2016.
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