In this podcast, Marisa Giarnella-Porco, President and Co-Founder of the Jordan Porco Foundation, explains how her innovative nonprofit organization challenges the stigma associated with mental health and help-seeking while creating open conversations about the prevalence of suicide and mental health issues in the young adult population.
It’s important for members of the LGBTQ+ community to be seen, heard, and accepted for who they truly are. In this episode, college student Ann shares her journey of self-realization and discovery as a trans woman. Listen in as she dives into her experience transitioning as a teenager, how her family and community support her, and the resources she found helpful along the way.
Wendy Sefcik, founder of RememberingTJ.org, shares her family’s emotional journey dealing with the unimaginable grief from their son’s tragic loss of life by suicide. Now on a mission to raise awareness of teen depression and suicide risk, Wendy provides support and guidance for concerned parents and suffering teens.
Resilience speaker, book coach, and best-selling author Jas Rawlinson shares her experience of coming to terms with suicide, sex trafficking, and self-awareness, with insights from her latest book, “Reasons to Live: One More Day, Every Day.”
Gaggle’s Vice President of Marketing, Paget Hetherington, speaks with Paul Zimmerman, Blaine County School District’s Technology Innovator and Google Administrator, on the steps he took to make sure that student safety monitoring did not skip a beat when everyone transitioned to remote learning during the pandemic.