The rate of suicide among executives has increased by 33% since 2010. It is considered an epidemic. Often when someone dies by suicide loved ones and friends are baffled and unable to make sense of it. Suicide is preventable. The key to success and saving lives is education and awareness. Although a difficult topic to discuss, Kristie delivers an empowering and dynamic message about the symptoms of suicide, how to build resilience, and the tools to support others when someone dies of suicide. Secondary Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is the number one cause of suicide among professionals; yet largely misunderstood. It occurs as a result of professionals being exposed to trauma or the telling of trauma by another. This affects many professions. In the past self care was considered a beer and a pick up game of basketball or bubble bath and a glass of wine. Kristie believes there is a need for a call to action in not only the language used, but the awareness of the reality. She speaks with deep passion and purpose teaching leaders cutting edge care for self and others; saving one life at a time. Teaching how to have the very difficult conversations with empathy and confidence that have been avoid for so long.