Featured on the October 4th, 2018 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:
- Suicide is now regarded as the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Mark talks to Lisa J. Klein, the filmmaker behind The S Word, a documentary about how survivors are confronting the suicide epidemic, including straight talk from those who found reasons to choose life over death.
Lisa Klein's film The S Word will screen in Tucson at the Loft Cinema next Wednesday, October 10th, at 7 pm. A Q&A session with members of Tucson’s mental health community follows the film.
- Mark visits a peer group meeting sponsored by NAMI, The National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Arizona, to ask the participants to share some of the skills that they use to cope with their problems. The meeting was held at Hope Incorporated, a community enrichment center at 1200 N. Country Club Road in Tucson.
If you need help, NAMI is available at 520-622-6000 / 1-866-495-6735 / The Hope Incorporated Warm Line: 520-770-9909 / Community Crisis Line: 866.495.6735
- David Bianculli, a familiar voice to NPR listeners as TV critic and Friday host of Fresh Air, talks to Mark about his new book The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific...
Listen to a longer version of Mark McLemore talking with David Bianculli about the evolution of TV storytelling:
David Bianculli visits Tucson March 7th & 8th as part of the Tucson Chapter of the Brandeis National Committee's 22nd Annual Book & Author Events, a fundraising effort on behalf of research into neurological disorders.