Monthly Archives: March 2001

Overview of Modules

So, that’s what this course is about: helping you think about ways to better address suicide and reduce suicide risk in your faith community. http://www.canadian-pharmacy365.com/ The remaining modules cover monitoring and responding to suicide risk, promoting healing among the community … Continue reading

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Summary

Approximately 34,000 people die by suicide each year in the United States, profoundly affecting entire families and communities. While suicidal behaviors are complex and difficult to understand, the good news is that suicide can often be prevented. canadian-pharmacy365.com As a … Continue reading

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You are not alone

While some faith leaders have a strong mental health background and are experienced counselors, many are not. Nonetheless, nearly all faith leaders bring abilities to help people connect, develop and sustain hope, and find acceptance and belonging even when they’re … Continue reading

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Three Opportunities to Address Suicide:
Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention

You can take broad, organizational steps to reduce suicide risk across your faith community, even in the absence of an immediate situation or crisis. canadian-pharmacy365.com/ Prevention: Proactively Reducing Risk You can take broad, organizational steps to reduce suicide risk across … Continue reading

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Faith Leaders: The Right Person at the Right
Place and Time to Make a Difference

Not only are many protective factors for reducing suicide risk entwined with faith, but faith communities in general and faith leaders specifically are often the first, if not the only, person to whom some people in distress will turn for … Continue reading

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Suicide Protective Factors and the Role of Faith

Risk factors make it more likely someone will engage in suicidal behavior. Protective factors, on the other hand, make it less likely that people will engage in a negative behavior. Some things act as protective factors against the likelihood of … Continue reading

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Suicide is Complex

Suicide and suicidal behaviors are some of the most complex and difficult to understand of human behaviors. Suicidal people find their problems to be overwhelming to the point that suicide seems to be the best solution even though they don’t … Continue reading

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Introduction

Suicide is a significant problem in the United States, one that is receiving increased attention in the media and by national organizations. Suicide and suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of the social standing or personal characteristics. Faith leaders can … Continue reading

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Suicide & Faith: Course 1

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