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People Will Suprise You with Kell Bjorn of the Stick Around - A Suicide Discussion Podcast
Episode 6718th January 2021 • Causepods • The Podcast Consultant
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What if your story could save a life?

Talking about suicide is never easy, and today's guest knows that a story's power can save a life. A story can move mountains for someone who feels depressed because knowing others have been there and got through can be the flashlight they need to get through the darkness. 

It is one reason why podcasts make for such a perfect medium for mental health issues because it's private, safe, and easy to listen. 

Our episode with Kell Bjorn will help support other podcasters using stories to illuminate mental health issues. 

Key Topics:

  • What brought Kell to start a podcast about suicide (1:23)
  • What are some of the stigmas related to suicide (4:01)
  • How has this topic impact Kell from a listener feedback perspective (6:20)
  • What are the hurdles Kell jumped through to get started on a topic like this (7:36)
  • The surprising lesson he learned when asking people to come (9:23)
  • What makes the National Suicide Prevention hotline Kell's charity of choice (11:14)

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