This is for Run Talk Run leaders. This is for Run Talk Run attendees. This is for any damn person who is interested in knowing how to safely hold a conversation with someone who wants to end their life.
What is the "end goal" for Run Talk Run? I used to find this question frustrating and confusing. But I'll answer it for you now.
This year’s theme is ‘young people and mental health in a changing world’… and it really got me thinking about the mental health challenges that lie ahead for my younger brother and sister, aged 14 and 10 respectively.
Shit, everyone will be looking at the awkward and unfit looking one. Everyone will know I am a fraud, that I can’t run, that I won’t finish, that I will fall over. I don’t belong here.