Urgent Care: Preventing Suicide



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These articles explain the attitudes and actions that are critical to providing effective care to people contemplating suicide. Use them to do your part in shepherding people out of deep depression.

Table of Contents:

A Quick Guide For Action
Key points for caregiving ministry
by Building Church Leaders

A Preventable Tragedy?
Congregations and ministries work together to take on the complex issue of suicide.
By Peri Stone-Palmquist

Saving the Suicidal
Increased knowledge and persistent hope are two of the church's most potent weapons.
by Jolene L. Roehlkepartain

Warning Signs
These indicators of stress can provide clues that a person is in danger of suicide.
by Building Church Leaders

When the Call Comes
Take these specific steps when there's someone on the phone threatening suicide.
by James D. Berkley

Suicide: An Overview
The first step in a prevention program is to acknowledge the reality of the problem.
by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Myths and Realities
Some "common knowledge" about the risk of suicide can be uncommonly perilous.
by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Job One: Assess the Risk
Take these steps to learn the likelihood that a person will carry out a suicide threat.
by Loren L. Townsend

Counseling the Suicidal Christian
Believers benefit from the combination of Scripture and a caring presence.

What the Wounded Need
The whole church must embrace the reality of suicide and other mental health crises.
by Dwight L. Carlson

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