S Word Documentary


Lisa Klein, Director; Lisa Klein is an award-winning director and writer dedicated to crafting groundbreaking documentary features. Her current project, THE S WORD, is a documentary that tackles one of the most cloistered issues of our time through the emotional stories of suicide attempt and loss survivors.

In addition the Director of the S Word Documentary, Lisa Klein will provide a discussion following the viewing of the documentary. A panel consisting of local suicide experts and survivors of suicide will discuss their connection to suicide.

Educational Objectives: 

  1. Discuss the many factors that makes suicide such a complex and challenging public health concern.
  2. Describe the emotional path and grief journey for a survivor of suicide following the suicide death of a loved one and/or friend.
  3. Discuss the support resource of the survivors of suicide group available for family members and loved ones who experience a loss related to suicide.

Target Audience:

  Community as a whole; professionals and non-professionals

Continuing Education Credits:

  Continuing Education Credits will be available at the event. There is a fee of $30 for non- UPMC employees. 



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