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Turning Tragedy into Change: A Suicide-Loss Survivor's Advocacy

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Have you ever wondered about the power of transformation in the face of unimaginable grief? We are about to take you through the inspiring journey of Bob Swanson, a father who, after losing his son to suicide, found a new purpose as a passionate advocate for mental health awareness and suicide prevention. Bob's story embodies the resilience that can emerge from immense grief and adversity, giving hope and inspiration to others.
Through his journey, Bob has gained a deep understanding of the importance of being present, recognizing warning signs, and having open conversations about mental health. He educates us about the significance of language when discussing suicide and the rising rates of suicide in the US. Bob's transformation has led him from a life focused on productivity to one dedicated to understanding and helping others cope with mental health issues. His story serves as a reminder that growth is possible even amidst loss and devastation.
Bob drives home the importance of recognizing warning signs and being present in distress. His commitment to suicide prevention and mental health awareness serves as a beacon of hope and resilience for those struggling with their mental health. Bob's experience helps us to understand the importance of compassion and understanding when dealing with mental health issues. So, join us as we walk through Bob's inspiring journey, highlighting the growth potential that can emerge from adversity.
Home | AFSP- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
SAVE: Suicide Prevention, Information, and Awareness-Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Home | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness-National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Institutes of Health (NIH) | Turning Discovery Into Health-National Institutes of Health
QPR Institute | Practical and Proven Suicide Prevention Training QPR Institute (en-US)
Mental Health First Aid
Visit our website!
Recovery Collective — Annapolis, MD (recoverycollectivemd.com)
Videos on our YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/@RecoveryCollective

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Explore a mindful path with Zaw Maw's coaching—Foster balance, healing, recovery, and meditation in your life's journey through his supportive and wisdom-based guidance.

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Have you ever wondered about the power of transformation in the face of unimaginable grief? We are about to take you through the inspiring journey of Bob Swanson, a father who, after losing his son to suicide, found a new purpose as a passionate advocate for mental health awareness and suicide prevention. Bob's story embodies the resilience that can emerge from immense grief and adversity, giving hope and inspiration to others.
Through his journey, Bob has gained a deep understanding of the importance of being present, recognizing warning signs, and having open conversations about mental health. He educates us about the significance of language when discussing suicide and the rising rates of suicide in the US. Bob's transformation has led him from a life focused on productivity to one dedicated to understanding and helping others cope with mental health issues. His story serves as a reminder that growth is possible even amidst loss and devastation.
Bob drives home the importance of recognizing warning signs and being present in distress. His commitment to suicide prevention and mental health awareness serves as a beacon of hope and resilience for those struggling with their mental health. Bob's experience helps us to understand the importance of compassion and understanding when dealing with mental health issues. So, join us as we walk through Bob's inspiring journey, highlighting the growth potential that can emerge from adversity.
Home | AFSP- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
SAVE: Suicide Prevention, Information, and Awareness-Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Home | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness-National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Institutes of Health (NIH) | Turning Discovery Into Health-National Institutes of Health
QPR Institute | Practical and Proven Suicide Prevention Training QPR Institute (en-US)
Mental Health First Aid
Visit our website!
Recovery Collective — Annapolis, MD (recoverycollectivemd.com)
Videos on our YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/@RecoveryCollective

New Episodes are released every Monday.
If you think others would benefit from the podcast episode, share it with others, as COLLECTIVELY, we can find solutions to all things health and wellness.
Check us on Social Media:
Facebook: @RecoveryCollectiveMd
Instagram: @recovery_collective_md
TikTok: @lukederecoverycollective

The episodes contain content, including information provided by guests, intended for perspective, informational, and entertainment purposes only. The content is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional medical, counseling, therapeutic, legal, or other advice. If you have specific concerns or a situation in which you require professional advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified professional expert and specialist. If you have a health or mental health emergency, please call 9-1-1 or 9-8-8

Explore a mindful path with Zaw Maw's coaching—Foster balance, healing, recovery, and meditation in your life's journey through his supportive and wisdom-based guidance.

Support the show
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