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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 (PART 2)

Strength For Survivors (Part 2) Isaiah 5:4, “What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? wherefore, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes, brought it forth wild grapes?” In this Article, I wish to address why the grieving of those who’s loved one has completed…

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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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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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WARNING SIGNS FOR TEENAGE SUICIDE

1. Talking About Suicide. It is all too common now. The topic of suicide is in movies, TV, books, video games, music, and even peer conversation. 2. Seeking Lethal Means This is High Alert! 3. Preoccupation with Death When teens have their minds on death, dying, occultic activities, graveyards, etc….it usually is more than just…

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