021: Kevin Polky from Shatter Our Silence

June 10, 2017

Episode #021 of the Sound Matters radio show features Shatter Our Silence Founder and Executive Director, Kevin Polky discussing the all-important topic of suicide awareness and assistance. All Sound Matters Radio episodes conclude with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment.

On This Episode:

  1. Get Sound Matters Radio interview podcasts on >> iTunesSpreaker and full show streams on >> Mixcloud
  2. Sound Matters Spotlight: Eagles, One of These Nights, 1975 (“One of These Nights”)
  3. Rockford’s Local Music Scene with Kevin McCarthy from 96.7 The Eagle
  5. Sound Matters Spotlight: Loudness, Thunder In The East, 1985 (“We Could Be Together”)
  6. Sound Matter Moment… “Let It Be”


Inside the Interview:
01:38 – About Kevin Polky…
03:13 – How did Shatter Our Silence come to exist?
04:45 – When did SOS begin, and what are some recent events?
05:50 – Top 3 goals of the SOS organization…
07:43 – Performing Arts partnerships with SOS…
08:33 – On the 2016 inaugural SOS events…
10:11 – Upcoming events…
13:26 – Crisis support toll free hotline and text support numbers…
15:24 – On Chris Cornell’s suicide and a cautionary tale…

Connect with Shatter Our Silence:
Website: www.shatteroursilence.org
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/sosrockford
Instagram: www.instagram.com/shatteroursilence

A ‘Sound Matter Moment’ >> www.soundmatters.tv/let-it-be

Photo by Tom Leu

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Until we meet again… Stay tuned-in…


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About the Author
Tom Leu, MS/CPC is a Professional Speaker, Writer, Radio Host, & Photographer. A member of the National Speakers Association, Tom talks shiFt™ about Communications, Psychology, Recovery, & Rock 'n Roll. His writings, presentations, images, & interviews uncover layers within music, culture, & communications.

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