Inspire Indeed: Shirley Ramsey- The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention

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Today’s Inspire Indeed we are talking about Suicide and the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention. Shirley shares her personal story of suicide loss in her family. Ms. Ramsey is involved with an initiative to bring a local chapter here in Richmond of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She talks about the International Survivors of Suicide Loss on November 22, 2014 and an event she organized here in Richmond. She is the co-chair of the Out of the Darkness Walk in Richmond and helps facilitate the Survivors of Suicide Loss in Richmond. The Survivors of Suicide… Continue reading Inspire Indeed: Shirley Ramsey- The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention

Recovery Radio: Domestic Violence and Recovery

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and  in it’s honor  today’s discussion is on domestic violence, recovery and community responses. Our guests today are representatives of agencies providing a range of services to respond to survivors of domestic violence and help them heal and recover. Through their combined efforts, they are creating a more systematic approach to helping our community. Guests: Linda Tissiere. Chief Executive Officer of the YWCA of Richmond. Shawntee Wynn, Director of Sexual and Domestic Violence Services at the YWCA of Richmond Vanessa Durrant, Director of Counseling and Advocacy at Safe Harbor… Continue reading Recovery Radio: Domestic Violence and Recovery