Moments of crisis can upend our lives, but can also help define them. This week on the show, we showcase moments of crisis -- from personal to global -- and what we can all learn from them.
  1. How a climber who was presumed dead during a storm on Mt. Everest pulled himself out of the snow:
  2. During a vacation, Matt Weinstein got a phone call that threw him into crisis: He had lost his life’s savings in Bernie Madoff’s investment scam.
  3. The story of a young Syrian refugee who survived four days at sea after her boat sank:
  4. For most people, a stroke and losing the ability to talk or move would be devastating. But for Kitra Cahana’s father, it was transcendent.
  5. By feeding texts into a database, the Crisis Text Line can help counselors respond more quickly to people in crisis.
    Some of the things they’ve found out: The worst time of day for substance abuse? 5 am. The worst day of the week for eating disorders? Mondays.