Episode 13: Reflections on Founder Suicide, Part 2

April 15, 2015
Episode 13: Reflections on Founder Suicide, Part 2
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Episode 13: Reflections on Founder Suicide, Part 2

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Show Notes

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Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Every forty seconds, someone commits suicide. The rate of suicide is going up. Especially in men.

This episode is the second in a two part series about founder suicide. Rob and Sherry discuss last week’s interview with Brian Casel and the loss of his friend, Clint Warren. The goals for this discussion are to decrease stigma, increase conversations about mental health, and provide basic information from the latest research. This episode ends with suggestions about how to support  those who are personally struggling with this issue and those who are concerned about the well-being of others.

Resources for more information:

New York Times summary of suicide research

On Being interview with Jennifer Michael Hecht

Brad Feld’s post about founder suicides

Resources for help:

Samaritans

7 Cups of Tea

Suicide Prevention

 

 

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