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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:
~ Healing After Suicide support group for survivors of suicide loss
~ Stayin’ Alive, support group for survivors of suicide thoughts and attempts
~ Words Save Lives: Poetry, Comedy, Storytelling, Music, & Drag Performances on September 10, World Suicide Prevention Day.  Words Save Lives 2017.09.10
~ Freedom of Expression retreat for survivors of suicide loss on October 7-8, 2017

Specialist in
~ Support through Life Changes
~ Suicide Prevention & Suicide Bereavement Support
~ Crisis & 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, NASW and K-NASW (Kansas chapter)
~ Leadership Team Member, NAMI Douglas County, of NAMI Kansas
~ 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

History
Please see “More About ME”
( No longer affiliated with Headquarters, Inc. )

In the USA, Free, 24/7 Counseling for You or Someone Else
CRISIS TEXT LINE: text START to 741-741
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE:  1.800.273.8255

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