Mental Health Focus: Suicide

As a church family, we honor the lives of our military and first responders to help with PTSD.

Mental Health Focus: Suicide

Become Familiar with local resources

Call 2-1-1 For Community Resources


www.suicide.org - a non-profit that focuses on prevention and awareness.


www.veteranscrisisline.net - 24/7/365 Free confidential support on-line chat for

active military, veterans & their families


*No need to be registered with the VA*

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


1-800-273-8255

*NOTE* Veterans, then press "1"


Speech & Hearing-Impaired: 1-800-799-4889


Text Message: 838255

TO GET HELP NOW


Chat on line: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Learn the sign of crisis: www.veteranscrisisline.net/signsofcrisis/identifying.aspx


Find a Support Group

https://www.griefshare.org or call (800) 395-5755



For a Counselor Referral: The Association of Christian Counselors

http://www.aacc.net/resources/find-a-counselor 



Learn the signs of crisis @: https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/SignsOfCrisis/Identifying.aspx


Become familiar with local resources: Call 2-1-1 For Community Resources 


  

Two non-profits that focus on prevention and awareness:

               www.suicide.org   www.afsp.org 



www.veteranscrisisline.net 

24/7/365 free confidential support on-line chat for active military, veterans & their families

(don’t have to be registered with VA)

Our Psalm 91 Room

The warning signs of suicide are indicators that a person may be in acute danger

and may urgently need help.

 

  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself;
  • Looking for a way to kill oneself;
  • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no purpose;
  • Talking about feeling trapped or being in unbearable pain;
  • Talking about being a burden to others;
  • Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs;
  • Acting anxious, agitated, or reckless;
  • Sleeping too little or too much;
  • Withdrawing or feeling isolated;
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge; and
  • Displaying extreme mood swings.

Messages of Hope in a World of Despair


Sunday November 13th 2022

10:30 AM Worship

"Suicide: The Hope & Help We Find In Christ" - Pastor Kellie Whitlock


A Sunday Brown Bag Lunch Bible Study

Sunday November 20th 2022

Noon-1:30pm - Sign up in the Church Office

"Suicide Through the Lens of Scripture & the Church Community"

Book Recommendation for November

Aftermath: Picking Up the Pieces After a Suicide by Gary Roe



Books for Grieving a Suicide:

A Healing After the Death Suicide of a Loved One, by Ann Smolin & John Guinan

When A Friend Dies: A Book For Teens About Grieving & Healing by Marilyn Gootman