Mari Fong interviews Shaun Morgan and Corey Lowery (Seether) & Dan Reidenberg, PsyD (SAVE.org, Suicide Prevention expert). In 2007, Shaun Morgan's brother Eugene died by suicide. In 2012, Shaun and Seether created the Rise Above Fest to raise awareness of suicide prevention and mental illness.
Shaun and Corey of Seether share their stories of struggling as musicians, fathers and husbands during the pandemic and how it's led to frustration, depression and anxiety. The aftermath of suicide, using drugs and alcohol to escape, and the eventual grief counseling. How Shaun and Corey cope through the pandemic and what they do to improve their mental health on a daily basis.
Partnering with Dr. Dan Reidenberg of SAVE.org for the Rise Above Fest. Top suicide prevention expert Dr. Dan Reidenberg shares risk factors, protective factors, warning signs, and what we can all do for those who are having suicidal thoughts and behaviors. How medical conditions can trigger mood disorders, and the importance of listening. How your words and actions can help save a life.
“Be brave, ask for help, and be persistent in finding the mental help that you need.”
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