Episode 5 of “Sparking the Conversation,” featuring 33 Forever, Donna and Jeff welcomed Pat Gordon, an educator and a suicide survivor who tells the story of her daughter, Cara, who lost a strugle with postpartum and peripartum depression in the immediate aftermath of the birth of Cara’s new baby daughter. Pat’s and Cara’s story is heartbreaking but so critical to undersatnding how to see, identify and care for those battling depression and creating awareness of and attention to depression in pregnant women and new moms. This groundbreaking, one-of-a-kind weekly talk show program talks about mental health and creates awareness of mental health issues.  Follow this link to Episode 5.

In furture episodes, Donna and Jeff will interview mental health professionals, resources in the local community and beyond, those with mental health stories themselves, suicide survivors and suicide attempt survivors. This program airs each week, Monday evenings at 7:30 pm on WMFD-TV in Mansfield or on the WMFD-TV live stream here