1 hr 3 min

EP54: RESCUE RUN: Carol Johnson – Program & Event Director w/ SpeakUp ReachOut The Builder's Journey

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In 2017, Carol Johnson learned that one-third of local middle school students experienced suicide ideation and became very passionate about implementing behavioral health education. Carol is motivated by a theory of change: If we can break stigmas, encourage community conversations, and teach prevention skills, then people’s lives will be healthier. She joins Alex to discuss her work as the Program and Event Director for SpeakUp ReachOut and her mission to humanize mental health issues.  
 
In this episode, Alex and Carol talk about…
Carol’s experience in programs and operations Benefits of dance movement therapy Men’s outreach program: Guys, Grit & Grub The why behind Carol’s mission to break down stigmas around mental health Understanding suicide is preventable and evidence-based programs work Suicide is everybody’s business and a public health crisis Difference between sadness and depression Humanizing and normalizing mental health issues Speak Up Reach Out programs ACT: Acknowledge, Care and Tell You don’t have to be in crisis to seek help for yourself or others Name drops and professional athletes  Pod Decks Round Big picture leadership and sticking to your mission in a transformational way   
Links to resources:
 
SpeakUp ReachOut 
https://www.speakupreachout.org/ 
Jeret  "Speedy" Peterson 
https://www.thespeedyfoundation.org/project-big-air  
Bill Johnson U.S. Olympic Down Hill Skier in 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia 
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Johnson_(skier)  
 
Sports Illustrated: “Tess Johnson's Rise to the Olympic Team at 17 Is a Story Her Grandfather Would Have Written” 
Moguls skiier Tess Johnson is one of six 17-year-olds on Team USA. That's a story that her grandfather, the late SI writer Bill Johnson, would have loved to cover. 
https://www.si.com/olympics/2018/02/07/tess-johnson-usa-skiing-moguls  
Articles by William Johnson - Sports Illustrated Vault https://vault.si.com/author/william-johnson
“To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee 
https://www.amazon.com/Kill-Mockingbird-Harper-Lee/dp/0446310786  
 
U.S. Olympic Snowboarder: Jake Pates - Happy Healthy Brain Foundation 
https://www.happyhealthybrainfoundation.org/  
"Whatta-Gal" The Babe Didrikson Story by William Oscar Johnson
https://www.amazon.com/Whatta-Gal-Didrikson-William-Oscar-Johnson/dp/0316469432
 
Pod Decks "Never podcast without them"!  Alex Mintling - World Famous Podcaster
 
National Suicide Prevent-ion Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Colorado Crisis Services 1-844-493-8255
Eagle County Hopeline 970-306-4673
 
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
www.stjude.org



Travis Brown & Team
www.PodcastBuddy.co
 
www.TheBuildersJourney.com
 
Alex’s email: Alex@PlumbKendall.com
 
The Builders Journey Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebuildersjourney/
 
Check out The Builders Journey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebuildersjourney/?hl=en

This Episode Brought to you by Plumb Kendall Solutions: http://remodelvail.com

In 2017, Carol Johnson learned that one-third of local middle school students experienced suicide ideation and became very passionate about implementing behavioral health education. Carol is motivated by a theory of change: If we can break stigmas, encourage community conversations, and teach prevention skills, then people’s lives will be healthier. She joins Alex to discuss her work as the Program and Event Director for SpeakUp ReachOut and her mission to humanize mental health issues.  
 
In this episode, Alex and Carol talk about…
Carol’s experience in programs and operations Benefits of dance movement therapy Men’s outreach program: Guys, Grit & Grub The why behind Carol’s mission to break down stigmas around mental health Understanding suicide is preventable and evidence-based programs work Suicide is everybody’s business and a public health crisis Difference between sadness and depression Humanizing and normalizing mental health issues Speak Up Reach Out programs ACT: Acknowledge, Care and Tell You don’t have to be in crisis to seek help for yourself or others Name drops and professional athletes  Pod Decks Round Big picture leadership and sticking to your mission in a transformational way   
Links to resources:
 
SpeakUp ReachOut 
https://www.speakupreachout.org/ 
Jeret  "Speedy" Peterson 
https://www.thespeedyfoundation.org/project-big-air  
Bill Johnson U.S. Olympic Down Hill Skier in 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia 
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Johnson_(skier)  
 
Sports Illustrated: “Tess Johnson's Rise to the Olympic Team at 17 Is a Story Her Grandfather Would Have Written” 
Moguls skiier Tess Johnson is one of six 17-year-olds on Team USA. That's a story that her grandfather, the late SI writer Bill Johnson, would have loved to cover. 
https://www.si.com/olympics/2018/02/07/tess-johnson-usa-skiing-moguls  
Articles by William Johnson - Sports Illustrated Vault https://vault.si.com/author/william-johnson
“To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee 
https://www.amazon.com/Kill-Mockingbird-Harper-Lee/dp/0446310786  
 
U.S. Olympic Snowboarder: Jake Pates - Happy Healthy Brain Foundation 
https://www.happyhealthybrainfoundation.org/  
"Whatta-Gal" The Babe Didrikson Story by William Oscar Johnson
https://www.amazon.com/Whatta-Gal-Didrikson-William-Oscar-Johnson/dp/0316469432
 
Pod Decks "Never podcast without them"!  Alex Mintling - World Famous Podcaster
 
National Suicide Prevent-ion Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Colorado Crisis Services 1-844-493-8255
Eagle County Hopeline 970-306-4673
 
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
www.stjude.org



Travis Brown & Team
www.PodcastBuddy.co
 
www.TheBuildersJourney.com
 
Alex’s email: Alex@PlumbKendall.com
 
The Builders Journey Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebuildersjourney/
 
Check out The Builders Journey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebuildersjourney/?hl=en

This Episode Brought to you by Plumb Kendall Solutions: http://remodelvail.com

1 hr 3 min