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Rocky Mountain MIRECC for VA Suicide Prevention

Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Veteran Suicide Prevention

Rocky Mountain Short Takes on Suicide Prevention: AAS Lived Experience - Part 2

27 June 2018

This week we wrap our lived experience/expertise cycle with 2 short podcast related to postvention. Later this year we will unveil the Suicide Postvention Resource Center a website and resource center and these podcasts serve as an introduction of sorts:

The Journey of a Loss Survivor | Postvention: an Introduction

The Journey of a Loss Survivor with Janet Schnell, MSW, LSW

Janet Schnell

Adam sat down with Janet during the 2018 AAS conference this spring in Washington DC. Janet is, amongst other things, the Loss Division Chair for the American Association of Suicidology. Her journey began over 20 years ago when her brother died by suicide. Grief comes in many forms and is expressed many ways. Listen as Janet describes the journey she embarked upon with her own grief; how it lead to helping others on their journey.

Listen to the podcast The Journey of a Loss Survivor with Janet Schnell, MSW, LSW


Contact Janet:

AAS Resources for Suicide Attempt Survivors

AAS Resources for Suicide Loss Survivors

More on Janet

Suicide Loss Survivors Are Not Alone


Postvention: an Introduction with Sarra Nazem and Elaine de Mello

The connect program for suicide prevention

Dr. Sarra Nazem, Clinical Research Psychologist at Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Veteran Suicide Prevention, hosts her first podcast with Elain de Mello, LICSW, and the Supervisor of Training & Prevention Services for The Connect Program. Sarra will soon be launching The VA Suicide Postvention Resource Center. She wanted to interview Elaine because of Elaine’s work in postvention and specifically with The Connect Program.

Listen to the podcast Postvention: an Introduction with Sarra Nazem and Elaine de Mello


Contact Elaine at:

The Connect Program

NAMI New Hampshire

Presentation by Elaine on Lethal Means Restriction


You can find all our podcasts at iTunes on your iPhone or on your Android device. You can also find all our episodes at our host site. Other places where you can find our podcasts include: iHeart Radio, and Blubrry.

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