A heavy and important topic... On episode 165, Paul Myskiw, brews up the following topic with Janel, Ryan & Billie: Religious Involvement Related to Suicide or Feelings About Suicide? What is the role of suicide prevention in the community?Suicide is not a popular topic that most people are anxious to read or talk about and this includes the position and response of all major religious groups. With the staggering numbers of those of have committed suicide or attempted suicide continues to rise it is more and more being seen as a public health crisis; one that is preventable with a role for Community to make a difference.*Paul Myskiw, Executive Director and founder of Hold On, is a native of Colorado. Paul has been married 28 years and has raised 7 children. He has a Master’s degree in Humanities and advanced graduate work in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution and Psychology as well as Crisis Intervention Training. As a former counselor for adolescent and adult inpatient psychiatric hospitals Paul offers a unique perspective on adolescent development and behavior.