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In Sickness and in Health

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In Sickness and in Health / S1 E5

Can movies and shows like “13 Reasons Why” raise awareness about mental health and help those at risk for suicide? I interview the directors of the cult classic “Heathers” and of "Listen," the star of IFC’s “Neurotica” and founder of Project UROK, and a suicide prevention expert.

Duration: 00:33:41

In Sickness and in Health / S1 E4

How can social media, texting and big data be used to improve mental health and prevent suicide? And what can colleges and universities do to help their students?

Duration: 00:32:10

In Sickness and in Health / S1 E3

How do new stressors contribute to the risk of suicide among young people? I talk to a mom whose son was one of a cluster of students to die by suicide at his high school, two teenage girls who’ve had suicidal ideation and are now doing what they can to help others, and a Stanford professor who studies adolescent stress.

Duration: 00:36:33

In Sickness and in Health / S1 E2

Why are LGBTQ youth at such high risk of depression, anxiety and suicide? I speak with the father of a transgender teen and a pediatric endocrinologist who specializes in adolescent trans care.

Duration: 00:34:22

In Sickness and in Health / S1 E1

How do we communicate responsibly about depression and suicide without fueling contagion? I talk to students at Columbia University, which was rocked by at least five suicides this past school year, and to experts on suicide prevention.

Duration: 00:32:26

In Sickness and in Health - trailer

This is a podcast about health and social justice. Health is wealth. Some of us have it, some don’t. Some of us will live long and healthy lives… and some won’t. But why me and not them? Why them and not me?

Duration: 00:02:45