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The Mental Health Comedian with Frank King

Living Undeterred

On this week's episode, Jeff talks with Suicide Prevention Speaker, Frank King. Frank shares his journey with depression and suicidal ideation. Frank's background in stand-up comedy coupled with his lived experience brings a unique perspective to the world of mental health education. Frank talks about his passion for speaking on the topic of mental health and helping others realize that they are not alone. He discusses the importance of storytelling and the impact of vulnerability. Follow Frank:https://www.thementalhealthcomedian.com/ http://www.facebook.com/thementalhealthcomedianhttps://www.youtube.com/user/frankking2/ http://www.instagram.com/mentalhealthcomedian

1hr 18mins

21 Oct 2022

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Protect Your Mental Health- Frank King

The betterHUMAN Podcast

Frank King, Suicide Prevention speaker and Trainer was a writer for The Tonight Show for 20 years, and a TEDx Coach for 7 years.He’s fought a lifetime battle with Major Depressive Disorder and Chronic Suicidality, turning that long dark journey of the soul into 6TEDx Talks and sharing his lifesaving insights on Mental Health Awareness with associations, corporations, and colleges.Depression and suicide run in his family. He’s thought about killing himself more times than he can count. A Motivational Public Speaker who uses his life lessons to start the conversation giving people permission to give voice to their feelings and experiences surrounding depression and suicide.And doing it by coming out, as it were, and standing in his truth, and doing it with humor.He believes that where there is humor there is hope, where there is laughter there is life, nobody dies laughing. The right person, at the right time, with the right information, can save a life.⚡ Connect with Frank: https://www.thementalhealthcomedian.com/frank-king-speaking/ | https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankkingthemhcomedian/ | https://twitter.com/themhcomedian?lang=en | https://www.instagram.com/mentalhealthcomedian/?hl=en | ⚡ Connect with Greg Witz: witzeducation.com | LinkedIn | Instagram | Twitter | FacebookCheck out  our betterLEADER Program: https://www.witzeducation.com/betterleaderGreg’s sole mission in life is to challenge all of us to be better. MAKING HUMANS BETTER HUMANS has been at the foundation of Witz Education for over 30 years.  Greg’s sole mission in life is to challenge all of us to be better. MAKING HUMANS BETTER HUMANS has been at the foundation of Witz Education for over 30 years. As an entrepreneur, thought leader, author, mentor and father, Greg creatively blends psychology and communication skills with street smarts and a no BS approach. From startups to the White House, bringing entrepreneurs and business leaders to the top of their game is Greg’s passion. His rich understanding of organizational and human development coupled with his own corporate experience allows Greg to effectively and energetically design and deliver tailor-made programs that have transformed thousands of Witz clients' careers and personal lives.Learn more about what Witz Education can do for you at witzeducation.com or call 1.866.907.9480 toll-free from anywhere in North America.

48mins

5 Oct 2022

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Frank King, Depressive Super Comedian and Speaker Trainer

Neurodiversity Superpowers

Frank King, Suicide Prevention speaker and Trainer was a writer forThe Tonight Show for 20 years.He’s fought a lifetime battle with Major Depressive Disorder andChronic Suicidality, turning that long dark journey of the soul intofive TEDx Talks and sharing his lifesaving insights on Mental HealthAwareness with associations, corporations, and colleges.Depression and suicide run in his family. He’s thought about killinghimself more times than he can count.A Motivational Public Speaker who uses his life lessons to start theconversation giving people permission to give voice to their feelingsand experiences surrounding depression and suicide.And doing it by coming out, as it were, and standing in his truth,and doing it with humor.He believes that where there is humor there is hope, where there islaughter there is life, nobody dies laughing. The right person, at theright time, with the right information, can save a life.thementalhealthcomedian.comPhone Number: 858.405.5653Mentioned in this episode:MeetMeet

47mins

9 Sep 2022

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Suicide Prevention - Never to Early to Start the Conversation with Frank King

GIVING STARTS WITH YOU

Thank you, Frank, for this very real, genuine and vital conversation today that I know it will help those suffering and living with suicidal ideation and those who love them.Meet FrankFrank King is a Suicide Prevention Speaker, has been a writer for The Tonight Show for 20 years and a Comedian for 37 years. He's fought a lifetime battle with Depression and Chronic Suicidality, turning that long dark journey into 7 TEDx Talks and insights on Mental Health Awareness. Depression and suicide run in his family. He's thought about killing himself more times than he can count. He's come close enough to end his life that he can tell you what the barrel of his gun tastes like. He uses his life lessons to start the conversation by giving people permission to give voice to their feelings and experiences. He believes that where there is humour, there is hope; where there is laughter, there is life, and nobody dies laughing.  Learn morehttp://www.facebook.com/thementalhealthcomedianhttp://www.instagram.com/mentalhealthcomedianhttp://www.twitter.com/theMHcomedianhttps://www.youtube.com/thementalhealthcomedianhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/frankkingthemhcomedianFreebie: Get a free copy of the unabridged audiobook version of "Guts, Grit, and the Grind." his first book on men's mental health is www.thementalhealthcomedian.comLearn more about your host, Nelia, at https://neliahutt.comJoin the Free 5-Day Discover Your Passion Challenge athttps://neliahutt.com/https://www.travellivegive.com. Helping you Discover Inner Peace through Giving!Email your comments, show ideas or connect at hello@neliahutt.comSubscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel to  watch the videos of the episodesIMPORTANT*** If you or someone you know has thoughts of suicide, there is help. Call your local crisis team or the police, or go to the emergency room at your local hospital.Canadian Mental Health Association  1-800-875-6213Talk Suicide Canada  1-833-456-4566National Suicide Prevention Lifeline CALL 988 

1hr 4mins

5 Sep 2022

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Frank King - What Does Comedy & Suicide Have in Common?

The Teamwork Advantage with Gregg Gregory

In this engaging episode of The Teamwork Advantage, Frank King talks about his life and how he has thought about committing suicide more times than he can count. He, like many others, was able to hide his suicidal tendencies. It is important to remember that teamwork is not just about sports, or even business.  Teamwork is about wherever multiple people work towards a common goal.This is definitely one of the most powerful episodes we have had on The Teamwork Advantage. Frank’s stories are real. They cut to the root of the problems facing so many of us today.  Listen as Frank King shares how to recognize some simple clues from your work colleagues, friends, members of your church or synagogue, or even someone within your own family. Frank talks about some of the resources available if you, or anyone you know, is depressed:    • NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness (https://www.nami.org/home)    • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline by voice, call 988     • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline by text, 741741Frank believes that where there is humor there is hope and where there is laughter there is life. Nobody dies laughing. The right person, at the right time, with the right information, can save a life.  We can be the right team member at the right time.

52mins

22 Aug 2022

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Suicide Prevention with Frank King

The Fee for Service Dentist Podcast

Frank King, Suicide Prevention speaker and Trainer was a writer for The Tonight Show for 20 years. He’s fought a lifetime battle with Major Depressive Disorder and Chronic Suicidality, turning that long dark journey of the soul into 6 TEDx Talks and sharing his lifesaving insights on Mental Health Awareness with associations, corporations, and colleges. Depression and suicide run in his family. He’s thought about killing himself more times than he can count.  A Motivational Public Speaker who uses his life lessons to start the conversation giving people permission to give voice to their feelings and experiences surrounding depression and suicide. And doing it by coming out, as it were, and standing in his truth, and doing it with humor. He believes that where there is humor there is hope, where there is laughter there is life, nobody dies laughing. The right person, at the right time, with the right information, can save a life. "You can make a difference. You can save a life. I can show you how." 858.405.5653 http://www.TheMentalHealthComedian.com http://www.YourTEDxCoach.com http://www.facebook.com/thementalhealthcomedian http://www.instagram.com/mentalhealthcomedian http://www.twitter.com/theMHcomedian https://www.youtube.com/thementalhealthcomedian https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankkingthemhcomedian Born to Be Funny https://youtu.be/mugOzr6ItFk Mental With Benefits https://youtu.be/mCnsHSdAn48 A Matter of Laugh or Death https://youtu.be/IeMg6OFYfU0 Suicide, The Secret of My Success https://youtu.be/3D4m33DXtsI Sponsored by Kettenbach Dental.  Contact: (877) 532-2123 Website: www.kettenbach-dental.us Webshop: www.kettenbachusa.com __________ ONLY $397: Dental Membership Master Course with Dr. Chris Phelps www.membershipmastercourse.com Dental Membership Direct www.dentalmembershipdirect.com Dental Financing Direct www.dentalfinancingdirect.com About Dr. Sonny Spera Dr. Sonny Spera graduated from Union Endicott High School in 1981. With a four-year basketball scholarship he graduated from Syracuse University in 1985; majoring in Chemistry and Psychology. He was a member of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. He was also the co-captain of the 1984-1985 Syracuse basketball team. Dr. Spera graduated from SUNY Buffalo Dental School in 1989 in the top 10% of his class. At SUNY Buffalo Dental School he was a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Society. He was also UB Graduate Assistant Basketball coach.  Dr. Spera has been in private practice since 1989 and is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, the Sixth District Dental Society and the Broome County Dental Society. He is also a member of the International Association of Orthodontics, the BC Dental Society and the BCDS Study Club. Away from the office, he volunteers with several community organizations, including the Elks Club, the Son’s of Italy, the STNY Flyers, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Basketball Coaches Association of New York. He is the founder and president of ME Hoops Inc. Dr. Spera currently resides with his wife Angela, whom he met at Syracuse University, and their three children, Marcus, Erica, and Carla. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, basketball, golf, music and movies. 607-624-2962 (Cell) Sonnyspera@gmail.com Www.progressivedentalny.com Do you have a FFS practice? Would you like to be interviewed? Fill out the FFS Stories request form here: https://goo.gl/forms/7TaUF9Nqi49l1RFF2

57mins

29 May 2022

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Frank King: How to Make Vulnerability your Super Power

Success Becomes Me

This week on 'The Success Diaries' podcast we welcome Frank King, TEDx Coach and Professional Speaker. Frank shares how chronic suicidality has shaped his definition of success. Frank uses his vulnerability around his journey to teach people and help save lives. In this episode, Frank gives insights about how you can discover your story and use it to impact the world. Trigger Warning: this episode contains intimate conversation about suicide and mental health.

28mins

23 May 2022

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#104 - Frank King: “Nuttier Than a Squirrel Turd”

Tooth or Dare Podcast

Frank King, Suicide Prevention Speaker writer for The Tonight Show for 20 years, a fulltime Speaker and Comedian for 35 Years, and a TEDx Coach for 7 years. He’s fought a lifetime battle with Depression and Chronic Suicidality, turning that long dark journey of the soul into 6 TEDx Talks on Mental Health, and lifesaving insights for associations, corporations, and colleges. Depression and suicide run in his family.  Frank has thought about killing himself more times than he can count, and came close enough to dying by suicide that he can tell you what the barrel of his gun tastes like. A Motivational Public Speaker who uses his life lessons to start the conversation giving people permission to give voice to their feelings and experiences surrounding depression and suicide. And doing it by coming out, as it were, and standing in his truth, and doing it with humor.  He believes that where there is humor there is hope, where there is laughter there is life, nobody dies laughing. The right person, at the right time, with the right information, can save a life. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide and would like to reach out to Frank directly, you can reach him at 858-405-5653 Visit his website: thementalhealthcomedian.com And find him on social media @theMHcomedian ————————————————— Thank you to PerioProtect for sponsoring this episode! Perio Protect is an innovative treatment regimen that utilizes custom trays, molded to the mouth of an individual patient and designed to deliver bacteria-fighting medicine deep below the gum line where brushing and flossing simply cannot reach. Our goal is to help patients avoid repetitive scaling and surgery when possible. When patients can't avoid surgery, Perio Protect can be a welcome compliment to put the disease in remission. By drastically reducing bacteria, Perio Protect also freshens your breath. In addition, the same antimicrobials that treat gum disease also happen to deliver prescription-strength whitening benefits. So, you can treat gum disease while freshening your breath and whitening your teeth. As far as side effects go, those are worth experiencing. Talk to your doctor today or find a provider below to get your gums healthy with Perio Tray™ therapy from Perio Protect. www.perioprotect.com/toothordare https://www.hatchbuck.co/3Fx89t ————————————————— Our hosts encourage you to leave them a review! LET'S GO! Find more of our episodes at https://www.toothordare.ca/ Follow us on Instagram! Podcast IG: @toothordare.podcast Irene: @toothlife.irene Katrina: @thedentalwinegenist

1hr 29mins

13 Apr 2022

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#137 - It’s Time We Talk About Suicide With Frank King

The Business Of Happiness

In today’s episode, Dr. Tarryn MacCarthy talks to Suicide Prevention and Postvention Public Speaker and Trainer, Frank King. They talk about his long dark journey of battling with depression, his suicide ideation, and realizing that he can turn his life around and help others do the same.Frank King, Suicide Prevention and Postvention Public Speaker and Trainer, was a writer for The Tonight Show for 20 years, is a Corporate Comedian, syndicated humor columnist, and podcast personality, who was featured on CNN's Business Unusual.Depression and suicide run his family. He's thought about killing himself more times than he can count. He's fought a lifetime battle with depression. Thoughts of ending his life, turning that long dark journey of the soul into a TED Talk, "A Matter of Laugh or Death," www.FrankTEDTalk.com, and sharing his lifesaving insights on Mental and Emotional Health Awareness with the corporation, association, youth (middle school and high school), and college audiences www.TheSuicidePreventionSpeaker.com.As an Inspirational and Motivational Public Speaker and Trainer, he uses the life lessons from the above, as well as lessons learned as a rather active consumer of healthcare, both mental and physical, to start the conversation giving people who battle Mental and Emotional Illness permission to give voice to their feelings and experiences surrounding depression and suicide, and to create a common pool of knowledge in which those who suffer, and those who care about them, can swim.And doing it by coming out, as it were, standing in his truth, and doing it with humor.Connect with Frank at:Website: www.thementalhealthcomedian.com and www.yourtedxcoach.comLinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/frankkingthemhcomedianFB: facebook.com/thementalhealthcomedianIG: @mentalhealthcomedianTwitter: twitter.com/theMHcomedianYT: outube.com/thementalhealthcomedianPhone: 858.405.5653Show notes:[4:20] Frank’s journey[5:46] Discovering comedy[8:52] Becoming the speaker who’s funny[11:45] The Mental Health Comedian[15:52] The power of levity in talking about mental health and suicide[17:32] There is no permanence in depression[18:43] Join Dr. Tarryn's Business of Happiness Prosperity Coaching to redefine success in your terms. Check out www.thebizofhappiness.com and be the happiest business owner you know[19:25] What has Frank learned from meeting people struggling with their mental health?[22:05] Addressing shame about mental health issues[24:01] How does Frank handle stress in his life?[29:19] What is Frank’s superpower?[33:12] Where to find Frank[36:44] His definition of happiness[37:14] OutroPlease join my Facebook group: Business Of Happiness Hive so we can all take this journey to find fulfillment and happiness together. Click here.Where to find meWebsite: www.thebizofhappiness.comFacebook: facebook.com/thebusinessofhappinessIG: @thebizofhappinessIt would mean the world to me if you subscribe, leave a review, and share this podcast with your friends, co-workers, and families. This will help the trajectory of this podcast and allow others who are seeking true happiness t

37mins

23 Mar 2022

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Episode 141 – How to Get a TED Talk with Frank King

The Power of Purpose Podcast with Judy Carter

Have you ever wanted to do a TED Talk but had no idea where to start? This week on The Power of Purpose Podcast, Judy talks to writer, speaker, and coach Frank King on what it takes to write and submit a TED Talk that will get selected! To learn more about Judy Carter go to: http://judycarter.com/ To learn more about Judy’s programs go to: https://themessageofyou.com/ Join us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/761037607301720/

25mins

21 Jan 2022

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