On Episode 117 of Punk Rock Pariah, Grendel and Greg present the third episode of "Break Down the Walls." "Break Down the Walls" is a five episode podcast mini-series about suicide prevention, focused on how we can best support loved ones and friends in need. On Episode #3 we speak with Amelia Noor-Oshiro, MPH, a PhD Student in Social & Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Health, Behavior & Society at Johns Hopkins University. The three talk about structural oppression and its role in suicidal ideation, personal responses to mental health and suicide, the struggles of people of color - specifically Muslim people - and other marginalized communities, and social justice. Learn more about Amelia and her work at her website, https://www.amelianooroshiro.com/
And check out her YouTube channel, The Muslim Suicide Researcher here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOH7r4Yg_egTF15Gn…
Content Warning: Suicide and Death Additional resources for listeners...
USA: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Europe: International Association for Suicide Prevention
Australia: Roses in the Ocean Black Dog Institute
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