WJR radio in Detroit speaks with Dr. Taaka Cash about the recent suicide of an 11-year-old boy after being pranked by classmates. Click below to listen to her interview.
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Dr. Taaka Cash discusses LIVE about the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why with NBC 5 in Dallas. Dr. Cash shares valuable tips on how to talk to teens about this series and create space for open dialogue. Watch it here!
ESPN Interviews Dr. Taaka M. Cash on Childhood Bullying and Health, a rising concern among parents and educators. Dr. Cash reveals the recent links found between bullying and our children’s health. Click below to watch!
Dr. Cash recently visited K104 in Dallas to talk about suicide awareness! Listen to this powerful message and SHARE! Dead voices can’t be heard. Dead voices can’t be heard. Suicide comes in to steal, kill and destroy. It steals your memories. It kills your loved ones. It destroys your futures. Forever leaving an impact. […]
This myth is way wrong! Not only does stress manifest differently in each of us, but what is a stressful situation for one person, may not be stressful at all for another. Each and every one of us respond to stress in an entirely different way. While the parties and family gatherings are tons of […]
A combination of individual, relational, community, and societal factors contribute to the risk of suicide. (Risk factors are those characteristics associated with suicide—they are not necessarily the direct causes) Risk Factors Family history of suicide Family history of child maltreatment Previous suicide attempt(s) History of mental disorders, particularly clinical depression History of alcohol and substance […]
“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become”. —C.G. Jung If you are a past attempter, you know that suicidal people have mixed feelings about death. Even the most depressed person doesn’t really want death – they just want the pain to stop. If you’re worried about your past […]
Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of PTSD When we hear the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder images of battle scarred soldiers, subjected to violent combat and deep personal loss, are most likely to arise. When we think about work related PTSD, we usually think of more ‘obvious’ lines of work such as firefighters, police officers, […]
Because people respond to different situations uniquely, it is next to impossible to wrap up the causes in a neat little box, but primarily it’s the way that the mind is affected by traumatic experiences. When faced with overwhelming trauma, the mind is unable to process information and feelings in a ‘normal’ way. It is […]