Episode 32- World Mental Health Day

Suicide & Self Harm Conversation with Derek Owusu, a writer and podcaster publishing his second book- ‘That Reminds Me’.

Last year Derek was diagnosed with a personality disorder after suffering with mental health issues since the age of 12

We are exploring the meaning of suicide, suicidal ideation and self harm through the lense of hopelessness and helplessness to give this difficult topic a space for reflection



1.15 – Suicide Prevention & Zero Suicide Policies

3.11 – Risk Assessments – Do They Really Work?

3.42 – Hopelessness & Helplessness

5.45 – Opening Up The Suicide Conversation

7.39 – Reflective Listening & The Power Of Empathy

10.27 – Self Harm Is Not Just Cutting?

14.58 – Appropriate Responses

18.54 – Creative Expression & Writing

20.38 – Vulnerability, Staying & Being Pushed Away

23.42 – The Impact Of Online Or Offline

25.40 – Repetition Compulsion & Rewriting The Wrongs

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