Trigger warning: Suicide. In this episode, we talk with our special guest, Frank King. He holds many titles including Mental Health Comedian, Suicide Prevention Speaker, Bestselling Author, and Marketing Coach. Frank leads an insightful and accessible conversation on mental health as he walks us through understanding suicide ideation, signs and symptoms of depression and suicide, and starting a dialogue around mental health.
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Frank King, Suicide Prevention speaker and Trainer was a writer for The Tonight Show for 20 years.
He’s fought a lifetime battle with Major Depressive Disorder and Chronic Suicidality, turning that long dark journey of the soul into five TEDx Talks and sharing his lifesaving insights on Mental Health Awareness with associations, corporations, and colleges.
Depression and suicide run in his family. He’s thought about killing himself more times than he can count.
A Motivational Public Speaker who uses his life lessons to start the conversation giving people permission to give voice to their feelings and experiences surrounding depression and suicide.
And doing it by coming out, as it were, and standing in his truth, and doing it with humor.
He believes that where there is humor there is hope, where there is laughter there is life, nobody dies laughing. The right person, at the right time, with the right information, can save a life.
A Matter of Laugh or Death https://youtu.be/IeMg6OFYfU0
Suicide, The Secret of My Success https://youtu.be/3D4m33DXtsI
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