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Above Ground Podcast

be well, be safe, be ABOVE

Nov 24, 2021

The loss of a child to a family is devastating. When it’s suicide, there are many more levels of grief to traverse. What happens to the siblings left behind? Cassandra Pratt answers that question this week with us on Broadcast Day. 

Broadcast Day was a poem by Jonathan Pratt. He was musically gifted, an academic...


Nov 17, 2021

The lasting legacy of mental illness has far reaching ramifications on generations of families. Left unattended and unspoken, the subconscious toll may be worse still. This week we talk about what we not only leave behind; but, what was left for us to end the cycle of. 

Merriam-Webster defines legacy as something...


Nov 10, 2021

Steve Yaciuk is a mental health and suicide prevention advocate from CNY. He has been a volunteer firefighter since 1982. He has battled fires, traumas, abuse, disability and a suicide attempt. Hear how he is thriving in the Long Run.

Steve was an employee assistance coordinator who had taken many suicide prevention...


Nov 3, 2021

When we lose our song we lose our way and ourselves. Authenticity and autonomy go by the way side when you try to become something you're not. This week Will & Tim talk autonomy, authenticity and the ability to be who you were put on this stage to be. Don't Let the Music Die. 

Authenticity and autonomy skip through the...


Oct 27, 2021

Our guest this week is Dr. Michele Finneran PhD. Her work with incarcerated females led her to the realization that many were victims of domesticate abuse. This work forced her to take a hard look at the system and the formal and informal services provided in the community. 

Dr. Finneran's mission in writing,"Surviving...