Surviving Suicide Attempts

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • November 5, 2021

This video features inspiring stories from three people who survived an attempted suicide. These individuals and their families personally recount their journeys from the suicide attempt to a life of hope and recovery. A video guide is included. From the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, this...

The U.S. Department of Justice has released a report on how law enforcement has an ongoing and continuously improving skills-based approach during calls which involve persons whose behavior is being driven by mental illness. This makes these encounters safer for the individual, for bystanders, and for police. This report...

Treatment Locator

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • September 24, 2021

Here’s an important, highly confidential resource. The Early Serious Mental Illness Treatment Locator is a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons and their family members who are seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for a recent onset of serious mental illnesses such as...

Mental Health First Aid

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • September 3, 2021

Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues. There are online options (as of this writing, during lockdown), and you can also study to be a certified teacher. This course is offered to professionals and to all sorts of...

Media as Amplifier

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • August 27, 2021
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We know the power of media. Take a look at the long-range impact of the Spotlight series published by The Boston Globe in 2002. We live the power of media, too. Our lives are particularly affected by the way media can amplify our experience of disaster – and trauma...

“Treating Clergy Sexual Abuse: A Catholic Guide to Understanding and Treating Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors” is an article written by Catholic psychotherapists Shasha Kleinsorge, PhD, Karen Klein Villa, PhD, and Therese Cirner, LPC (September 4, 2019, updated resources April 19, 2021). Here you will find an author’s presentation (video)...