Church Provides Resources About Suicide

Church Provides Resources About Suicide

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Over 800,000 people die by suicide worldwide every year. In the United States, suicide rates have surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years, with increases in every age group. The Church provides many...
Magazine Articles About Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Magazine Articles About Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

This month’s Church magazines offer several articles about mental health and suicide prevention. A 3-Step Guide to Maintaining Your Mental Health The Savior Knows Your Pain Connection Helped Me Combat Depression Including Your Spouse in Your Mental Health For...
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Over 800,000 people die by suicide worldwide every year. In the United States, suicide rates have surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years, with increases in every age group. The Church of Jesus Christ...
“Hope Works” Video: Losing My Sister to Suicide

“Hope Works” Video: Losing My Sister to Suicide

In the Hope Works video from the Church, “Losing My Sister to Suicide,” Ganel-Lyn shares the gut-wrenching story of her sister’s suicide. She provides advice for those left behind and a message of hope to those contemplating suicide. The Church has...
National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Over 800,000 people die by suicide worldwide every year. In the United States, suicide rates have surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years, with increases in every age group. The Church of Jesus Christ...
Suicide: Myths and Facts

Suicide: Myths and Facts

The article “Suicide: Myths and Facts” in the September Ensign helps us challenge myths about suicide and be better prepared to reach out to those who may need help. Did you know the following are all myths? Most suicides happen suddenly, without warning....
National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Over 800,000 people die by suicide worldwide every year. In the United States, suicide rates have surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years, with increases in every age group. As part of ongoing efforts...
National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

LDS Guide “Preventing Suicide and Responding after a Loss”

As part of ongoing efforts to help prevent suicide, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent a notice to all leaders worldwide inviting everyone to “take an active role within their communities to minister to those who have thoughts of suicide or who are...
New Videos Added to LDS Suicide Prevention Site

New Videos Added to LDS Suicide Prevention Site

In an ongoing effort to help prevent suicide, the LDS Church has released a series of hopeful videos — several of which come from Elder Dale G. Renlund — that encourage Latter-day Saints to listen to and love those considering suicide. Elder Renlund encourages...
Best LDS Resources to Help with Suicide

Best LDS Resources to Help with Suicide

Best LDS Resources to Help with Suicide The rising suicide rate is an issue of great concern. Life is a precious gift from God and each suicide is a tragedy. Our hearts and prayers go out to all who are affected by this serious concern. As followers of Jesus Christ,...
Ellen DeGeneres Gets It Wrong About Mormons and Teen Suicide

Ellen DeGeneres Gets It Wrong About Mormons and Teen Suicide

On her TV show, Ellen DeGeneres recently stated that “the leading cause of death for Utah kids ages 11 to 17 is suicide.” That part of the statement was correct. But then she continued reading from a card, as though stating fact, “suicide in Utah has increased...

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