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Cutting Stigma with Words: The Hope Is Alive Open Mic Night

September 22, 2014

During Suicide Prevention Week, some of Redding's talented musicians, hip hop artists and spoken word poets got together to bust stigma at the "Hope Is Alive" Open Mic Night.

Does music or art help get you through tough times? Listen to the artists below and get your work ready for the next Open Mic night.

Amanda Flowers Peterson's "I See You" spoken word poem in honor of her friend Melissa, who died by suicide.

Shasta County rapper Pitt Fox's song about the importance of Native American traditions to his wellness.