Warning: in episode 101, the podcast discusses the subject of suicide as September is national suicide prevention month. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal ideation please reach out. The national suicide prevention lifeline is 1-800-273-8255 or visit their website. First, Charles, Helena, and Chris discuss the results of a study that suggests suicide might be contagious. Next, they reflect on Judaism’s understanding of suicide and the scriptures. Finally, the three discuss their personal experiences with suicide. This is a raw episode that finds the trio blending their stories with, at times, dark humor. Make no mistake, we’re not diminishing the importance of this subject. Our humor evidences our experiences of healing and needing escape under the weight of this topic. If you want to skip right to the topic begin at the 19:48 mark. Of course, you’ll miss out on which sponsor might double as a personal lubricant.
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