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STRENGTH FOR SURVIVORS (PART 3)

  Ways to Help a Survivor of Suicide Loss If you know someone who has lost a loved one to suicide, there are many things you can do. In addition, by reaching out, you also help take stigma out of the equation.   Don’t be afraid to acknowledge the death. Extend your condolences; express your…

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Strength For Survivors

Strength For Survivors (Part 1) Ecclesiastes 7:17b, “…why shouldest thou die before thy time?” When one of our loved ones completes suicide, we recognize this as they “died before their time”, so to speak. Their life with us currently has ended.  The biggest comfort, if they were SAVED, is knowing they are out of their…

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10 THINGS ABOUT ANGER

   1.   Anger is energy to resolve problems and to bring justice.     2.  The wrong use of anger can be a destructive curse to us.                 3.  We can control the amount of anger that we have by how we perceive our problems and by what we say.  If we take things personally…

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HELP FOR RENEWING THE FAMILY

Does your family live in the same house, yet, you feel like you are a million miles away from each other? A lot of parents discuss with me the tragedy of not knowing who their daughter or their son really is.  They remember their children when they were very connected with them, valuing their opinions…

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7 STEPS FOR CONSIDERATION IN SUICIDE INTERVENTION

7 Steps in a Decision-Making (Suicide Intervention) 1. Identify the Problem or dilemma 2. Know the potential issues involved 3. Know and review all of the relevant ethics codes, laws, regulations, and agency policies that may be involved. 4. Obtain consultations-Have I done my appropriate consultation? A. Prayer (Start with taking with the One who…

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10 TOP THINGS TEENS STRUGGLE WITH

Today’s teens have a whole different set of issues to worry about.  Here are 10 top things teenagers struggle with…and how parents can help! By Amy Morin, LCSW Updated March 02, 2016 Advances in technology mean today’s teens are facing issues that no previous generation has ever seen. While some issues aren’t exactly new, electronic…

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