Breakdown of the Show
- Julie Mullane, from the Nation Crisis Hotline for Veterans, talks about how the National Crisis hotline handles calls to the center. They also talk about the different types of people who call in Vets in different branches of government and situations that they will be dealing with.
- Kathy Molitor, from DeBakey VA Hospital in Houston, talks about Veterans and how they help them deal with suicidal situation. Kathy shares statistics on who is the most vulnerable and what to do when you suspect or hear if someone is suicidal.
- Elizabeth Gillebrand, Klein ISD Instructional Officer for Counseling, talks about how our kids feel the pressure of life and find it hard to cope with it. She gives tips and ways to spot and talk about suicide with our kids and in our families. They also talk about Texas State Senate Bill 2186. They also talk about the programs in the Klein school district they use to spot and deal with suicide.
- Bettina and Wayne Tack talk about their experience with suicide in their family and that if some one mentions that they are thinking about suicide then that is a sign and you need to speak up. They said share. Everything may look good on the outside but just mentioning it is a sign and needs to be dealt with.
Each Segment on Video
Segment 1 – National Crisis Hotline for Veterans
Segment 2 – DeBakey VA Hospital in Houston
Segment 3 – Suicide Prevention for Teens & Students
Segment 4 – Identifying Suicide Risks in the Family