This week on Comm Talk we wrap up Suicide Prevention Week with an Interview with John Gianforte (MA, LPC-S, LMFT) about Depression and how to know it’s time to get professional help. We are working on getting some detailed notes put together from this particular podcast so keep an eye out for a future post on this website.

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Questions and Time Stamps:
4:57 Who is John Gianforte?
7:39 Is there a spiritual aspect to finding healing with depression?
11:50 Please define for us what depression and anxiety are.
19:20 Have you seen a relationship between depression and people who have gotten in trouble with the Law?
25:36 What are some of the signs that it is time to get help? How do we know when it’s time to seek professional help from counsellors such as yourself?
32:04 What can you do if you have a loved one who is struggling with depression and anxiety but refuses to get help?
36:22 One common thought is that suicide is a very personal thing and only affects the individual who takes their life. But what has the ripple effect of someone’s suicide had on family members and loved ones?
39:51 What do you say to someone who has lost someone because of Suicide?
43:46 If someone is struggling with Depression, anxiety, and thoughts of suicide; where can they go to get help?

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