Jess Stohlmann Rainey (she/her) is a mad care worker, an instructor in the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology and she is an Unapologetically Black Unicorn. Jess shares her points from a piece she wrote about 988 and the importance of informed consent. They talk about Jess’ experience as a death doula, why it’s essential in care work to not only give people options but to also make sure they have access to those options and why the goal of this work is to love people well.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now: 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Jess Stohlmann Rainey’s blog “On 988”: https://www.muchmadnessllc.com/blog/988