Practice of the Practice with Joe Sanok 018 | An interview with Chad Moses from To Write Love on Her Arms

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TWLOHA To Write Love on Her Arms Interview

TWLOHA To Write Love on Her Arms Interview

by Joseph R. Sanok

Practice of the Practice with Joe Sanok 018 | An interview with Chad Moses from To Write Love on Her Arms

If you have not heard about To Write Love on Her Arms, I am so excited that you are joining me! If you have heard about them, even better!!!


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In this podcast I interview Chad Moses from To Write Love on Her Arms:

Write Love on Her Arms


To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.

Movement Poster

In this episode you will learn:

  • How Renee’s story launched a movement.
  • What it looks like to not give up on yourself or your friends.
  • How each one of us does not want to be alone.
  • How great design can fuel a movement.
  • What “non-professionals” can do to help the world.
  • Chad’s encouragement to every counselor in the United States.

Links and Items Mentioned in this Podcast



To Write Love on Her Arms


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Resources promoted by To Write Love on Her Arms

National Hopeline Network  ::  1.800.SUICIDE (784-2433)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  ::  1.800.273.TALK (273-8255)

For hearing and speech impaired with TTY equipment  ::  1.800.799.4TTY (779-4889)
Español  ::  1.888.628.9454

National Child Abuse Hotline  ::  1.800.4.A.CHILD (422-4453)

National Domestic Violence Hotline  ::  1.800.799.SAFE (799-7233)

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)  ::  1.800.656.HOPE (656-4673)

The Trevor Project  ::  1.866.4.U.TREVOR (488-7386)

Find Treatment or Counseling

American Psychological Association  ::  Counseling Services Locator

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy  ::  Counseling Services Locator

Befrienders Worldwide  ::  Counseling Services Locator

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMSHA)  ::  Substance Abuse Treatment Locator

Department of Veterans Affairs  ::  Resource Locator for Veterans

American Association of Christian Counselors  ::  Christian Counseling Service Locator

Additional Resources

International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred) is dedicated to helping research the causes of depression, to support those dealing with depression and to combat the stigma associated with depression.

The Jed Foundation works nationally to reduce the rate of suicide and the prevalence of emotional distress among college and university students.

Minding Your Mind leads initiatives that reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues among adolescents in middle school, high school and college.

The Addiction Project is a documentary series produced by HBO is partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Mental Health America is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental and substance use conditions and achieving victory over mental illnesses and addictions through advocacy, education, research and service.

National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) has established itself as the most formidable grassroots mental health advocacy organization in the country.  Dedication, steadfast commitment and unceasing belief in NAMI’s mission by grassroots advocates have produced profound changes in the mental health community.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education, advocacy and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.

Suicide Prevention Initiatives (SPI) develops, implements and funds suicide prevention projects across the world, deciding what projects are most likely to prevent suicide and creating a team to see the projects through.  The organization is also dedicated to providing support for survivors of suicide — children, youth, and adults who have lost a relative or friend to suicide.

Active Minds is an organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses.

USA Cares provides financial and advocacy assistance to post 9/11 active duty US military service personnel, veterans and their families.

Self-injury Outreach and Support (SiOS) is a non-profit outreach initiative providing information and resources about self-injury to those who self-injure, those who have recovered, and those who want to help.

The Cornell Research Program on Self-Injurious Behavior in Adolescents and Young Adults generates new research and insight into self-injury and translates this knowledge into resources and tools useful for those seeking to better understand and treat it., a project of the Inspire USA Foundation, is a place where teens and young adults can improve their understanding of mental health issues, develop resilience, build their coping-skills, and increase help-seeking behavior.

Speak Your Silence is a non-profit aiming to conquer the stigma of child sexual abuse by sparking conversation and providing counseling services to those who have been affected by child sexual abuse.


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