Thank you for visiting Overcoming the Darkness®.  It is the mission of Overcoming the Darkness® to reduce stigma, increase understanding surrounding the many challenges of mental health related issues, create a culture that openly discusses the topic of mental illness, suicide and suicide related behavior, and above all proclaim that there is hope and that a level of recovery is available to everyone, so that individuals and families will no longer need to suffer in silence.

We hope that you will take a few moments to look through this site to see if there is a way that we may help you, your organization, your department, or your community overcome the darkness and shed light on the very challenging issues of mental illness and suicide.   

Please visit our Welcome page to read a brief letter from our Executive Director, Eric Weaver. Through personal experience and intensive training, we have several options for you and your organization to choose from, whether you are from the community, law enforcement, emergency services, school, college, or any other organization looking for specialized training the area of mental health. Please go to our Contact page if you have questions or comments regarding who we are and what we do.

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Overcoming The Darkness® does not dispense medical advice; therefore, the information on this site should not be interpreted as such. This is a training, educational and informational site which includes facts and opinions from published and original sources.  Overcoming The Darkness® LLC Copyright 2020.  All rights reserved

If you or someone you care about is thinking about suicide, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)