Following the loss of her son Adrio Romine in May 2019, Paolla Jordan is determined to use her experience to prevent teen suicides and to help other families not have to go through the same thing. In this episode, she shares her experience, knowledge, and hope as well as suggestions and strategies for parents and those who work with youth. Paolla and Win This Year host Shane Watson also discuss the role that the internet played in Adrio's suicide.
Longtime prevention professional, coach, parent, and ASIST master trainer Joronda Montaño talks with host Shane Watson about signs and symptoms of someone who is considering suicide, how to begin a conversation with someone who is suicidal, and how to help someone who is having thoughts of suicide.
Host Shane Watson discusses suicide prevention and intervention resources and crisis lines, and shares a personal anecdote regarding an unusual suicide intervention he once took part in.
Contact information, resources and links mentioned in this episode:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
Crisis Text Line: Text "Listen" to 741741
Teen Lifeline: (800) 248-8336
Paolla Jordan/LaloBoy Foundation: (480) 788-4187
LivingWorks Website (to find ASIST and SafeTALK trainings): https://www.livingworks.net/
SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Locator: https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/
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