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July 27, 2020

I always say that mental health is for everyone and I truly believe it. I believe access to resources, therapy, and support should be universally available. Recent events, along with Black, Indigenous People, and People of Color (BIPOC) Month, have really opened my eye...

October 10, 2019

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  If you are a survivor of domestic violence, we want to remind you that you are not alone.  Help is available.  You are here and this is so important.  

The National Domestic Violence Hotline can be reached at 1-80...

March 13, 2019

Would you be surprised to hear that there is some sort of relationship between body image and mental health? Chances are, your answer is no. 

When I was asked to write this post, I was excited! I’ve been at the crossroads of body image and mental health for as long as I...

October 30, 2018

Throughout my childhood, the holiday season was a welcome one.  Thanksgiving and Christmas meant quality time with family.  We prepared our best dishes to share.  We put little differences aside to tell stories and play games.  We showed love to one another through tho...

September 6, 2018

In September, we commemorate National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, National Suicide Prevention Week (September 9-15), and World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10). To encourage awareness about suicide prevention this month, FailSafe for Life is offering oppor...

What if you didn’t need a specific book or behavior management technique to help prepare your child to go out in this world? What if it wasn’t something you did, but a way you could be with your child?

I’ll admit, the world is scary these days. I don’t argue this point...

February 16, 2018

With the current atmosphere in Hollywood, the launch of the #MeToo campaign, and the vast coverage on the Larry Nassar trial, sexual assault cases are now gaining more exposure than ever. The alarming statistics on sexual assault are enough to make the hair on your arm...

February 16, 2018

As I walked out of the memorial service for my brother, Kacey, my grandmother grabbed my hand and stopped me. She stared at me intently and said, “Do something

February 16, 2018

The northwest has been my home my whole life. I recently moved back to Spokane after living in Seattle for 15 years. For many reasons, I was ready to move back to the east side of the mountains – to be closer to my family, to slow down the fast-paced way I was living m...

February 3, 2018

Some of you may have been wondering, why FailSafe for Life?  What does the name have to do with suicide prevention? 

When Dr. Paul Quinnett designed the “QPR” gatekeeper training, he specifically modeled his idea after CPR.  Within the theory behind QPR and CPR, th...

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