Few single words conjure up such instant and strong reactions;
pain, confusion, anger, shame, guilt, grief, blame, etc.
And those reactions make having needed and potentially-lifesaving conversations about the reality far less likely.
And that is dangerous.
Today’s guest, Wally, shares about what is a reality for some people:
He lives with suicidal thoughts every day.
Wally is a veteran who also lives with chronic pain, cPTSD, the effects of childhood trauma, depression and other diagnoses.
Please listen and learn,
and be open to hearing more people’s stories and realities so they do not have to live them in isolation.
CSSRS info: http://cssrs.columbia.edu/wp-content/uploads/C-SSRS-Brochure-for-First-Responders-1.pdf