In episode 7 of Life Matters, host Helen Garlick hears how suicide is still criminalised in some parts of the world. Life Matters producer/reporter Ashley Byrne speaks to Dr Taha Sabri in Pakistan about the Taskeen health initiative and its campaign to repeal the law and improve things for those at risk.
The personal story in this episode is with Steven Foyster from Norfolk who wrote a book about his experiences called ‘Cry to be Heard’.
Helen samples ‘You’re Not Alone’ the single produced and donated to the ZSA by Manchester-based singer/songwriter and film maker Josh Woods.
And actor Kaitlyn Akinpelumi tells Life Matters why she’s proud to be a ZSA ambassador.
Featured in this episode:
- Pakistan Taskeen Health Initiative - taskeen.org/en/
- Steve Foyster - www.pauldicksonbooks.co.uk/cry-to-be-heard-my-road-to-recovery/
Life Matters is devised and produced by MIM Productions (UK Audio Production Company of the Year - APAs Silver) www.madeinmanchester.tv