Meghan Markle And How We Think About Suicide, Why More People Are Questioning Three Meals-A-Day

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We talk with a suicide prevention specialist about how the conversations around suicide might be shifting, after Duchess Meghan Markle opened up about having suicidal thoughts in a recent interview. Then we discuss the changing thoughts people are having around institutionalized meal schedules due to the pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • A Fresh Look At The Stigma Surrounding Mental Health And Suicide

    In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Duchess Meghan Markle said she’s had suicidal thoughts since becoming a member of the British royal family. We look at how Markle’s revelation could change the way people talk about suicide.

  • How The Pandemic Has Changed Our Meal Times

    Many people have found themselves drifting away from the three meals a day format as daily routines have changed — choosing to eat when they’re hungry, rather than on a schedule. We talk with a journalist about how the pandemic has added flexibility into many people’s eating habits, and gotten them to embrace of snacking.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Leah Rolando Guest
  • Amanda Mull Guest