Advocacy + Activism

Blogs and Writing

Note: Some of my writing is several years old, and do not necessarily reflect the same exact beliefs I hold today. My politics and my critical thinking have deepened over the years, and some of my earlier writing reflects my privilege and lacks this critical and informed lens of the mental health field that I have today.

Interviews and Features

Presentations and Speaking

  • Creating Suicide Prevention Impact Through Messaging and Design, Co-presenter, American Association of Suicidology Conference, 2018
  • Mental Health Messaging, Panelist, Active Minds National Conference, 2017
  • iAM: Building Resilience and Emotional RegulationActive Minds National Conference, 2017
  • Harm Reduction Approaches to Suicide, Panelist, American Association of
    Suicidology Conference, 2020
  • Drawing from Experience: Getting Creative with Suicide Prevention, TEDx Style Talk, American Association of Suicidology Conference, 2020
  • Diverse Career Paths in Suicidology, Panelist, American Association of
    Suicidology Conference, 2020
  • Access and Art Therapy: A Disability Justice Panel, Panelist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018