Phillip Tyler

Phillip Tyler

On this episode, Karen speaks with Phillip Tyler; Phillip lost his son Devon to suicide in November of 2017 at the age of 22. Phillip is here to share his son’s story and how he turned his heartbreak into healing as a mental health advocate and suicide prevention educator.

Phillip has held the following positions and maintained several training instructor licenses, including: Crime Prevention and Education Officer (Gonzaga University), Air Force Veteran, Former Corrections Lieutenant, Former President of Spokane NAACP.  CPTED specialist. Certified Comfort trainer, Certified Soul Shop Movement trainer, AFSP-WA Board of Directors, AAS member, and Community Representative with WSP Independent Investigative Team. Phillip is a loss survivor and passionate suicide prevention advocate.


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Doughy Center


Inspiring Comfort

Soul Shop Movement

In the Forefront

Profiles in Comfort Video

Books: After Suicide Loss - Coping with your grief, Jack Jordan, Ph.D. and Emotionally Naked, AnneMoss Rogers