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Marcia Epstein, LMSW
Lawrence, Kansas, USA
Twitter: @MarshHeart
M.Epstein.LMSW@gmail.com

Oppressed Peoples Lives Matter… Always
#BlackLivesMatter
#TransLivesMatter
#NativeLivesMatter
#QueerLivesMatter

Very Special Activities:
~ Living With Suicide support group for survivors of suicide loss, survivors of suicide thoughts and/or attempts and/or selfharm, and their close friends-family
~ Healing After Suicide support group for survivors of suicide loss
~ Three times yearly, the new series of meetings for Stayin’ Alive,  Survivors of Suicide Attempts/Thoughts support group  Starting in 2017, this group includes people with serious thoughts of suicide, as well as those who have survived attempts.

Specialist in
~ Support through life changes
~ Crisis Intervention
~ Suicide Prevention
~ Suicide Bereavement Support
~ Trauma Recovery
~ Ally to LGBTQ community

Provider of
~ Individual, Family, and Group Counseling
~ CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management)
~ Facilitator, Healing After Suicide, bereavement support group
~ Facilitator, Stayin’ Alive, survivors of suicide attempt(s) support group
~ Suicide Prevention & Bereavement Support workshops & consultation

Affiliations
~ Member, American Association of Suicidology
~ Member, Kansas Mental Health Coalition
~ Member, Kansas Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council, Suicide Prevention Subcommittee
~ Member, NASW and K-NASW (Kansas chapter)
~ Trained as trainer of: LivingWorks ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training); QPR (Question-Persuade-Refer); CALM (Counseling on Access To Lethal Means)

Art and Mental Health
~ Host of  Talk With ME  radio hour
~ Member of U.S. Department of Arts and Culture

Credentials
~ MSW in clinical social work from Kansas University
~ Licensed by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board

For history, please see “More About ME”

As of 11/20/13 not affiliated with Headquarters, Inc.

In the USA, Free, 24/7 Counseling for you or someone else
who is thinking about suicide:
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE:  1.800.273.8255
CRISIS TEXT LINE: text START to 741-741

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