Speaking with Suicide Documentary Director Lisa Klein


On this episode of the Psych Central Present, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales speak with Lisa Klein, director of the highly effective documentary about suicide, The S Phrase. Suicide is the tenth main explanation for demise in the US. Almost everybody has misplaced somebody to suicide, whether or not a member of the family, good friend, coworker, and so on. Regardless of this, we don’t speak about it sufficient. On this episode, the director speaks of why she selected to make this movie and the way it affected her personally. Moreover, she talks about a number of the tales that didn’t make it into the film, the varied views featured, and extra.



Suicide Documentary Present Highlights:

“Suicide is likely one of the few issues that simply doesn’t discriminate.” ~ Lisa Klein

[1:16]   The place the idea for the movie got here from.

[3:25]   Working with the Dwell Via This challenge.

[7:12]   Some tales not featured within the movie.

[12:53] In restoration, there are nonetheless unhealthy days.

[15:55] The various views featured within the movie.

[17:52] How making the movie affected the director herself.

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About Our Visitor

Lisa Klein is an award-winning director and author devoted to crafting groundbreaking documentary options. Her present challenge, THE S WORD, is a documentary that tackles one of the crucial cloistered problems with our time by means of the emotional tales of suicide try and loss survivors.

In 2012, Lisa co-directed the award-winning movie OF TWO MINDS, a journey into the lives of outstanding folks dwelling, struggling and triumphing with bipolar situation. She excursions the nation talking and utilizing her movies to lift consciousness of psychological well being points.  She is co-founder, along with her husband Doug Blush, of MadPix Inc., an LA-based manufacturing firm devoted to producing character-driven tales that create world affect and social change. She is a graduate of the College of Michigan and obtained an M.F.A. from the College of Southern California.

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The S Phrase Tales

About The Psych Central Present Podcast Hosts

Gabe Howard is an award-winning author and speaker who lives with bipolar and anxiousness issues. Along with internet hosting The Psych Central Present, Gabe is an affiliate editor for PsychCentral.com. He additionally runs a web-based Fb group, The Constructive Melancholy/Bipolar Completely satisfied Place, and invitations you to affix.  To work with Gabe, please go to his web site, gabehoward.com.




Vincent M. Wales is a former suicide prevention counselor who lives with persistent depressive dysfunction. Along with co-hosting The Psych Central Present, Vincent is the creator of a number of award-winning novels and the creator of costumed hero Dynamistress. Go to his web sites at www.vincentmwales.com and www.dynamistress.com.






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