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You Can Never Count The Stars: Shania & Sydney’s True Story of Help & Hope

This from Mental Health America of Texas.

“Shania becomes depressed and has thoughts of suicide after being bullied and going off her medication. She gets help from her sister, Sydney, her mother, counseling and love and help from her family. Her true story emphasizes that help is available and help works for depression and suicide prevention.”
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK or 273-8255

Suicide Prevention App

Get the Suicide Prevention App or visit the web site: www.mhatexas.org/ask/

You can help prevent suicide in your community by knowing how to ask about suicide, and knowing where to get help. Download the free suicide prevention iPhone App today, ASK ! Search under suicide prevention in App Store to get the ASK! about suicide App to save a life with warning signs, how to ask and hotlines.

Project Coordinator/Producer:
Merily Keller, Texas Suicide Prevention Council — TexasSuicidePrevention.org
Mary Ellen Nudd, Mental Health America of Texas — Mhatexas.org

Creative Direction: Casey McPherson, Davis Niendorff — Mhatexas.org

Director: Jason Marlow

Cinematographer: Todd Campbell

Music: Karl Snyder “Valentine’s Wisdom”
courtesy of Third Side Music

****Not all videos on the internet about suicide prevention promote healthy responses and safe behavior.**** These videos follow best practice guidelines as outlined by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Mental Health America of Texas. Our goal is to promote both in our continuing effort to prevent suicide across all demographics, and especially among youth in Texas.

This video was developed under contract number 2010-034469 from the Texas Department of State Health Services(DSHS) to Mental Health America of Texas(MHAT). The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect those of the Texas Department of State Health Services or Mental Health America of Texas; nor do pictures or mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by TDSHS or MHAT.

RN Monica Sanchez Talks Texas and RN Janet Izzo Checks into Hotel Hennepin | November 12-13, 2011 | Best of Nurse Talk Show 239

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While the cats are away, the Best of Nurse Talk will play. Casey and Dan visit with Texas RN Monica Sanchez about the vote the resulted in RNs in five Texas cities voting to join National Nurses United. They now join thousands of other bedside nurses across the country who are fighting for patient rightsContinue Reading

Legislative Update | Donna Smith Segment | Show 422

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Donna Smith chats with us from Austin, Texas–you know, the home of one of the largest bat caves around…and its right downtown!! And yes…you can see the Texas State Capitol from the cave! Donna always brings us up to speed on the issues that are important…at least to us they are. We’ll get an updateContinue Reading

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Monica Sanchez on NNU in Texas | National Nurses United Sponsored Segment | June 12-13, 2010 | Show 239

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Casey and Dan visit with Texas RN Monica Sanchez about the union vote that recently occurred in Texas and made history as the first of its kind. Texas RNs in five cities voted to join National Nurses United. They will now join thousands of other bedside nurses across the country who are fighting for patientContinue Reading