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"It's OK to not be OK"... A conversation about Suicide with Survivors

June 26, 2018

Suicide is on the rise in the U.S. This month's deaths of designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain gave a new urgency to suicide prevention. "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King spoke with five suicide attempt survivors who provided their insight.

Kris Goldsmith is a former soldier who served in Iraq and now advocates for veterans. Lisa Yob is a mother of four who helps run her family's child-focused foundation. Dese'Rae Stage is a photographer whose website, Live Through This, is dedicated to suicide attempt survivors. Mental health advocate Kelechi Ubozoh is a rape survivor and a journalist-turned-poet. Gregg Loomis, a father of two, promotes mental well being through yoga. They shared important advice – and a message of hope.

 

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