Ep 005 – Life is Worth It: Suicide Prevention, Mental Health and a Groundbreaking School Curriculum
In this episode of Beyond Clinical Walls Podcast, Dr. Curry-Winchell, affectionately known as Dr. BCW, engages, in a deep conversation with Emma White. What if you could help save a life with just a moment of connection? Brace yourself for a deep and insightful conversation with the remarkable Emma White, who brings her personal experience and passion to our discussion about suicide prevention, mental health, and the innovative ways her organization, Life is Worth It, is working to change the narrative. Emma fearlessly shares her own struggles with suicide, depression, and anxiety brought on by bullying, and how these experiences have fueled her commitment to creating a more mentally healthy world.
Emma’s initiative on implementing a national health curriculum in schools is nothing short of groundbreaking. As we explore the intricacies of this curriculum which covers physical, mental, emotional, and digital health, Emma highlights her plans to pilot the program in Nevada high schools. But she doesn’t stop there, Emma’s dedication extends to making suicide prevention a communal responsibility – a strong call to action for us all. Let’s immerse ourselves in this inspirational journey as Emma underscores the power of community and connectedness in addressing mental health issues and preventing suicide.
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