#SPSM chats about the #SWord, media, and crowdfunding with @SuiDoc (Lisa Klein), @DeseRaeStage, 10/25/15, 9pCT

Lisa Klein, along with Dese’Rae Stage, chat with #SPSM about creating and funding suicide prevention media arts projects, using social media, 10/25/15, 9pCT. Meeting the need for good suicide prevention media means developing expertise in funding great independent projects. Chat on Twitter, and watch the LIVE stream.

The Tweets for this chat will be archived on Storify.

Many #SPSM community members are featured in Klein’s upcoming documentary, “The S Word.” Watch the trailer here:

This week The S Word launched it’s Kickstarter campaign:

And Dese’Rae Stage had been doing great work with crowdfunding Live Through This: 

Check out her Live Through This Kickstarter campaign:

And her Live Through This Patreon campaign:

Including a funding project for Suicide Prevention Month:

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lisa klein

Lisa Klein is a writer and filmmaker originally from Detroit, Michigan. She studied English and film at the University of Michigan, then moved to Los Angeles to go to graduate school at the University of Southern California. Klein co-directed the festival documentary short WHAT A BALL and the Fox Movie Channel special interest documentary CULT CULTURE: THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE with her husband and film partner Doug Blush. She co-directed, OF TWO MINDS (2012), a journey into the lives of remarkable people living, struggling, and triumphing with bipolar disorder. It won a SAMHSA VOICE Award and an EIC Prism Award, the most important awards for a mental health documentary, and been seen by sold out audiences at screenings across the country.


Read all about Dese’Rae Stage here:

About spsmchat

Suicide Prevention Social Media: Weekly chats, expert guests. Sundays at 6pm PT/9pm ET. Live-streaming at Twitter.com/spsmchat. Watch past shows on our blog. Hosted by Rudy Caseres. #SPSM
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