Ganel-Lyn Condie talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting suicide rates
In this week’s episode, Jennie Taylor and Michelle Scharf are joined by Ganel-Lyn Condie (award-winning journalist and the former editor of Wasatch Woman magazine) to talk about how the pandemic is affecting our mental health and why she suspects a rise in cases of suicide due to the various effects of COVID-19.
Ganel-Lyn also talks about how losing her sister to suicide after struggling with mental health issues, tips for better understanding the signs of suicide, and how to open the conversation with a loved one or a friend on if they are having thoughts of self-harm.
Then she discusses the importance of being honest with your emotions with those around you, how to help others who are dealing with grief, why you need to have SOS friends and what it means to be an SOS friend yourself.
Published: Tuesday January 12, 2021