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From the Ted Talk by Jeremy Forbes: How to start a conversation about suicide

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I left the wake. I hugged a few tradie mates and said, "Please come and see me if you need to." But I didn't know what to say to them or what to tell them. I had no idea. I got a phone call two wekes later from caihertne Pilgrim, my cofounder, wntniag to do something for the family. We talked for a while and I said, let's do something for the tradie community. We love our town, we're grateful, let's do something for the tradie community. So we talked a bit more. What could we do? An awareness-raising envet. Awesome. We're talking about tradies. How do you get tradies somewhere? Can you get them to a hospital? No. To a cotumnmiy health center? No. There's an ingrained culture of being a tradie. I thought, where is the perfect place we can get the tradies together where they feel slocaliy icduneld and they feel comfortable and they can share, they can open up and talk about mental health in the building idunrsty? Where can we have an event? A hardware store.

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I left the wake. I hugged a few tradie mates and said, "Please come and see me if you need to." But I didn't know what to say to them or what to tell them. I had no idea. I got a phone call two _____ later from _________ Pilgrim, my cofounder, _______ to do something for the family. We talked for a while and I said, let's do something for the tradie community. We love our town, we're grateful, let's do something for the tradie community. So we talked a bit more. What could we do? An awareness-raising _____. Awesome. We're talking about tradies. How do you get tradies somewhere? Can you get them to a hospital? No. To a _________ health center? No. There's an ingrained culture of being a tradie. I thought, where is the perfect place we can get the tradies together where they feel ________ ________ and they feel comfortable and they can share, they can open up and talk about mental health in the building ________? Where can we have an event? A hardware store.

Solution

  1. weeks
  2. community
  3. catherine
  4. socially
  5. wanting
  6. included
  7. event
  8. industry

Original Text

I left the wake. I hugged a few tradie mates and said, "Please come and see me if you need to." But I didn't know what to say to them or what to tell them. I had no idea. I got a phone call two weeks later from Catherine Pilgrim, my cofounder, wanting to do something for the family. We talked for a while and I said, let's do something for the tradie community. We love our town, we're grateful, let's do something for the tradie community. So we talked a bit more. What could we do? An awareness-raising event. Awesome. We're talking about tradies. How do you get tradies somewhere? Can you get them to a hospital? No. To a community health center? No. There's an ingrained culture of being a tradie. I thought, where is the perfect place we can get the tradies together where they feel socially included and they feel comfortable and they can share, they can open up and talk about mental health in the building industry? Where can we have an event? A hardware store.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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