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The Martin Insider: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month



As September closes, The Martin Insider brings in mental health professionals Omar Marshall, Joshua Brainard, and Mike Scott to discuss suicide prevention.

It is a time to listen, offer help, eliminate stigmas around suicidal thoughts and seek support. They also share tips on recognizing the signs of suicide and how you can help someone who may be considering suicide.


The Martin Insider shines a light on the different forms of depression, the symptoms associated with depression, and statistics on those who commit suicide. As mental health professionals share resources, advice, and alternatives to committing suicide, we ask that you join in and listen to this important and imperative conversation that The Martin Insider brings.


Please click here to listen and learn more about suicide prevention.


If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide and seeking emotional support, there are crisis lines available via phone, chat, or text:

  • 988 Indiana Crisis & Suicide Lifeline: Text 988

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 800-273-8255 (TALK)

  • Crisis Text line: Text into 741741 for free, 24/7 crisis counseling.

  • Trevor Project Lifeline (confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ+ youth): 866-488-7386

  • Veterans Crisis Line (for military service members, veterans, and family): Call 800-273-8255 and press 1

    • Text 838255

    • Support for deaf and hard of hearing: 800-799-4889

For more information or to be a guest on The Martin Insider podcast connect with our producer, John E. Girton, Jr. at jgirton@martin.edu.


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