EBTV presents host Evita Ochel with featured guest Josh Rivedal, author, speaker and actor that works to help people overcome depression, suicide and grief.

General topics covered in the video:

  1. Josh shares about the current work he is doing in the field of mental health and suicide awareness and prevention. (0:55)

  2. Josh shares about his personal challenges and experience with depression, suicide, and grief. (4:10)

  3. Josh shares the role that writing his 2013 autobiographical book “The Gospel According to Josh: A 28-year Gentile BarMitzvah” played in his healing and transformation. (17:32)

  4. What role the mind plays and how to transform destructive mind patterns that can take us deeper into state of depression. (22:15)

    “Suicide is a huge but largely preventable public health problem, causing almost half of all violent deaths and resulting in almost one million fatalities every year, as well as economic costs in the billions of dollars.” ~ World Health Organization

  5. What demographics, populations and communities are at highest risk for depression and suicide. (27:35)

  6. What signs or behaviors serve as warning flags that someone may be dealing with severe depression or contemplating suicide, and what we can do to help them in an effective manner. (35:24)

  7. Advice for those who may be dealing with depression and contemplating suicide. (42:40)

  8. Grief support and advice for those who have lost a loved one to suicide; dealing with shame, guilt, anger and similar emotions. (44:28)

  9. Finding healing via service to others, and how to get started in this area. (48:42)

  10. Josh shares about his collaborative book, “I’mPossible Project: Reengaging with Life, Creating a New You”, which was released in January 2016 and how it is helping to heal, transform and change people’s lives. (52:00)

  11. Josh shares closing words. (57:15)

  1. Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, PTSD & BPD

  2. Healing Fear & Anxiety Through the Subconscious Mind

  3. The Rise of Whole-Hearted Men

  4. The End of Self-Help

  5. Life Challenges & Solutions—The Root of the Problem

  6. Life Challenges & Solutions—Dealing with Suffering

  7. Life Challenges & Solutions—Living by Being the Change

  8. How to Live with Purpose, Happiness & Wellbeing

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Books by Josh Rivedal