Alan Chartock speaks with Laura Marx and Mary Jo Gibson about Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
Laura Marx is the Area Director of The Capital Region chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She holds a Master's Degree in Psychology. She is a SafeTalk (Suicide Alertness for Everyone) Trainer and has presented on depression awareness and suicide prevention to groups young and old.
Mary Jo Gibson is a licensed clinical social worker, crisis intervention teacher, and wife of New York Congressman Chris Gibson. She is one of four congressional spouses from across the country who chair a series of symposia and other event to raise awareness about suicide.