18 episodes

Welcome to A World Where LivingWorks, stories of science and survival. Bringing together our heads and our hearts, to build a suicide safer world.

Suicide is mostly preventable—and everyone has a role to play. Life-saving skills can be learned by individuals, businesses, and communities everywhere. Together, we can build a safer, more hopeful world. Join us as we hear from technical experts and people with personal expertise when it comes suicide and its prevention.

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    • Mental Health
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Welcome to A World Where LivingWorks, stories of science and survival. Bringing together our heads and our hearts, to build a suicide safer world.

Suicide is mostly preventable—and everyone has a role to play. Life-saving skills can be learned by individuals, businesses, and communities everywhere. Together, we can build a safer, more hopeful world. Join us as we hear from technical experts and people with personal expertise when it comes suicide and its prevention.

    Culturally Tailored Training with Associate Professor Maree Toombs

    Culturally Tailored Training with Associate Professor Maree Toombs

    In this episode we talk with Associate Professor Maree Toombs about culturally tailored suicide intervention training.
    Maree is a proud Kamilaroi and Kooma woman and an Aboriginal researcher. Her expertise is in the mental health of Indigenous Australians and exploring the interface between Indigenous and Western research methodologies.
    Maree is Associate Dean (Indigenous Engagement) for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Queensland with one of her current projects being I-ASIST, a culturally-tailored training program established to address the increasing rates of suicide among Indigenous people living in rural and remote areas.
    If you want to learn more about I-ASIST, get in touch with the team at LivingWorks.
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    • 35 min
    Podclub: Your Say on our interview with Sam Brinton

    Podclub: Your Say on our interview with Sam Brinton

    In this Podclub epilogue we share listener feedback on the last episode about safe spaces for LGBTIQ communities when it comes to suicide prevention.
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    • 4 min
    Safe Spaces for LGBTIQ Communities with Sam Brinton

    Safe Spaces for LGBTIQ Communities with Sam Brinton

    In this episode of 'A World Where LivingWorks', we talk with Vice President of Advocacy and Government Affairs at The Trevor Project, Sam Brinton.
    The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people. The Trevor Project offers a suite of 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention programs, including TrevorLifeline, TrevorText, and TrevorChat as well as the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth, TrevorSpace. Trevor also operates an education program with resources for youth-serving adults and organizations, an advocacy department fighting for pro-LGBTQ legislation and against anti-LGBTQ rhetoric/policy positions, and a research team to discover the most effective means to help young LGBTQ people in crisis and end suicide.
    Sam works to ensure The Trevor Project is advancing policies and positions that help LGBTQ youth in crisis. They lead Trevor’s work on the federal, state and local level and in the executive, legislative and judicial branches with focus on both LGBTQ issues as well as the mental health and suicide prevention space.
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    • 35 min
    Podclub: Your say on our interview with Chukes Maxwell

    Podclub: Your say on our interview with Chukes Maxwell

    In this Podclub epilogue we share listener feedback on the last episode about engaging diverse communities and cultures in suicide prevention.
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    • 2 min
    Building cultural understanding with Chukumeka Maxwell

    Building cultural understanding with Chukumeka Maxwell

    In this episode, host Kim Borrowdale talks with Chukumeka (Chukes) Maxwell about how to engage diverse communities and cultures in suicide prevention.
    Chukes is the founder of Action To Prevent Suicide CIC - a Devon based non-profit dedicated to raising funds for community-based programs focused on suicide prevention.  Born in London, to African and Caribbean parents, Chuke’s family emigrated back to Nigeria in 1965 but Chukumeka was then evacuated to the UK in 1967 as a refugee from the Biafran civil war. He has have also lived in Jamaica and Belize.Chukes has had a very eclectic working life, from training in the hotel industry after school to opening an award-winning delicatessen and later his own catering company, then re-training as a holistic deep tissue massage therapist and later as a registered Social worker. 
    A part-time lecturer at the University of Plymouth, Chukumeka is now also a suicide prevention trainer specializing in LivingWorks programs, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainer (ASIST) and safeTALK. 
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    • 28 min
    Podclub: Your say on our interview with Chaplain Glen Bloomstrom

    Podclub: Your say on our interview with Chaplain Glen Bloomstrom

    In this Podclub epilogue we share feedback on the last episode from listeners around the world. Many who commented, whether they identify as part of a faith group or not, are supporters of faith communities prioritizing suicide first aid training.
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