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What if, those of us diagnosed with a mental illness aren’t living with a genetic mutation, but an amazing evolutionary adaptation? And what if, this amazing adaptation came with something akin to a superpower? What if, that superpower was the ability to do standup comedy? And what if, two of those comedians hosted a funny mental health podcast? Welcome to “The Suicide Prevention Punchline.”

What if, those of us diagnosed with a mental illness aren’t living with a genetic mutation, but an amazing evolutionary adaptation? And what if, this amazing adaptation came with something akin to a superpower? What if, that superpower was the ability to do standup comedy? And what if, two of those comedians hosted a funny mental health podcast? Welcome to “The Suicide Prevention Punchline.”
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What if, those of us diagnosed with a mental illness aren’t living with a genetic mutation, but an amazing evolutionary adaptation? And what if, this amazing adaptation came with something akin to a superpower? What if, that superpower was the ability to do standup comedy? And what if, two of those comedians hosted a funny mental health podcast? Welcome to “The Suicide Prevention Punchline.”

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@SPPunchline

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English

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Episodes

Irish Arist, Comedian, and Suicide Loss Survivor

9/2/2019
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Lorraine Chambers is an Orange County-based comedian, artist, and grandmother who is writing 2 books. She experienced the sudden loss of her brother by suicide. Instagram: emeraldlorraine Subscribe and share on social media. Website: www.thesuicidepreventionpunchline.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/suicidepreventionpunchline Instagram: @suicidepreventionpunchline Twitter: @SPPunchline

Duration:00:36:27

From Programmer to Comedian

8/21/2019
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Richard Sarvate is a comedian spent 10 years working as a programmer before deciding to throw off the shackles of corporate life. Now he spends his nights on stage poking fun at his previous career. His jokes range from an impression of a GPS for insecure men to deep and introspective subjects like his mother's schizophrenia. Subscribe and share on social media. Website: www.thesuicidepreventionpunchline.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/suicidepreventionpunchline Instagram:...

Duration:00:34:37

Standup Comic & Puppeteer Living with Autism

7/29/2019
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Madonna Kilpatrick is a standup comedian, improvisor, and puppeteer who performs at prominents spots in the Seattle area. She discusses living with autism, mental health, and does a live demonstration of puppeteering! Subscribe and share on social media. Website: www.thesuicidepreventionpunchline.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/suicidepreventionpunchline Instagram: @suicidepreventionpunchline Twitter: @SPPunchline

Duration:00:42:40

Comedian & Creator of Facial Recognition Comedy

7/9/2019
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Fizaa Dosani is a comedian, actor, and writer who has performed in clubs and festivals all over the U.S. including the New York Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, and Funny Women Festival. She produces a national comedy show called Facial Recognition Comedy. Fizaa discusses mental health and minority status as a South Asian woman. Subscribe and share on social media. Website: www.thesuicidepreventionpunchline.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/suicidepreventionpunchline Instagram:...

Duration:00:43:01

The Best of Best Friends

6/25/2019
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Entrepreneur Malcom Messer is the truest friend anyone could ask for. He moved across the country, leaving his family and girlfriend behind, to help his friend who was suicidal. He shares his story as her helper and discusses his clothing company, Here 4 Lyf, that raises mental health awareness and suicide prevention. Subscribe and share on social media. Website: www.thesuicidepreventionpunchline.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/suicidepreventionpunchline Instagram: @suicidepreventionpunchline...

Duration:00:42:52

Mormon Mother Knows Best

6/14/2019
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Mormon comedian Seth Lawrence has performed at Ice House, Comedy Store, and Flappers. He brings his mother, who is a therapist, along for a wild ride talking about comedy, Mormonism, suicidality, and how Seth's mom really feels about him doing comedy. Subscribe and share on social media. Website: www.thesuicidepreventionpunchline.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/suicidepreventionpunchline Instagram: @suicidepreventionpunchline Twitter: @SPPunchline

Duration:00:48:42

Making a Documentary on Comedians & Mental Illness

6/13/2019
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Mexipino comedian Erik Escobar was on Last Comic Standing, has a movie coming out soon, and is pursuing a Master's in Fine Arts. He discusses his documentary on the role of mental illness and suicide among comedians. Instagram: @erikescobar Subscribe and share on social media. Website: www.thesuicidepreventionpunchline.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/suicidepreventionpunchline Instagram: @suicidepreventionpunchline Twitter: @SPPunchline

Duration:00:52:08

Roast Battling & Battling Depression

6/12/2019
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Comedian Daniel Zambrano has performed at multiple Improvs in California and manages the Orange County Standup Instagram page. He discusses Roast Battling, comedy heroes, passive thoughts of suicide, and how therapy has helped him. Instagram: dani3lzambrano & orangecountystandup Subscribe and share on social media. Website: www.thesuicidepreventionpunchline.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/suicidepreventionpunchline Instagram: @suicidepreventionpunchline Twitter: @SPPunchline

Duration:00:44:37

Becoming a Murderer

6/11/2019
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Comedian Adam Connie is a writer, director, and creator of “Fully Staffed." He discusses his struggles with suicidal ideation, low self-esteem, and psychomotor retardation, and what happened when he held a loaded .357 magnum in his left hand. Instagram: adamconniesr Subscribe and share on social media. Website: www.thesuicidepreventionpunchline.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/suicidepreventionpunchline Instagram: @suicidepreventionpunchline Twitter: @SPPunchline

Duration:00:48:29

Unquiet Depression & Comedy

6/10/2019
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Comedian Berenice Achikian is a regular at The Rec Room comedy club. She discusses her hesitant start to standup comedy, how humor helps her with her depression, and reconciling how her mother wants her to be a "quiet girl." Berenice's Instagram: short.bern.memory Subscribe and share on social media. Website: www.thesuicidepreventionpunchline.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/suicidepreventionpunchline Instagram: @suicidepreventionpunchline Twitter: @SPPunchline

Duration:00:40:30