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Questioning Suicide
Questioning Suicide

At age 17, Brad stood next to some railroad tracks watching the trains going by, contemplating ending his life. His felt that, “If this is all there is, then I’m ready to get it over with.” Thankfully Brad did not follow through. Suicide is a permanent and tragic conclusion to a problem that is often […]

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Battling Suicide
Battling Suicide

Are you or someone you know thinking about suicide? Please check these resources including toll-free help phone numbers: http://mag.thelife.com/interactive/Suicidehelp.html Immense sadness and emptiness surrounds you. It seems as though there’s no purpose left for your life. Have you ever felt this way? God truly loves you and has a passionate desire to bring you comfort […]

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What happens to the soul after suicide?
What happens to the soul after suicide?

You are not alone in your struggle with suicidal thoughts. What happens to one’s soul/spirit after suicide?I recently had a close friend commit suicide and I am so worried that she will still not be at peace with herself. She had an anxiety disorder due to a troubled childhood and although she loved life, her […]

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Suicide Needs Solitude
Suicide Needs Solitude

Jack will jump off the bridge today. He won’t stop traffic as he leaves this world. He’s not a publicity seeker. At mid-span he’ll slide over the safety railing onto a protruding support beam and plunge fifteen stories to his death. Last week he dropped a stone over the edge to time the fall. Seven seconds. A […]

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Suicide seemed like a good option
Suicide seemed like a good option

Though I'd had an average childhood, my experiences as a teenager left me feeling humiliated, confused, withdrawn and without any sense of self-worth.

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Treating the Root Problem
Treating the Root Problem

Too often people are tempted to put a band-aid on a problem instead of really fixing it. That was the thought that came to mind when I read an article in the Globe & Mail titled “Suicide barrier on Bloor Viaduct worked, but jumpers went elsewhere”: The Bloor Viaduct suicide barrier, a $6-million feat of […]

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Depression
Depression

Is it more than the blues? If you have these symptoms, you may be depressed. If you or someone you know experiences these symptoms of depression, seek help immediately from a professional counselor or physician. Depressed mood on most days for most of each day. (Irritability may be prominent in children and adolescents.) Total or […]

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Connect With a Community
Connect With a Community

While living in Geneva, Switzerland, Susan learned the critical importance of community. She saw how people—even ones in important corporate and international agency jobs—all needed to connect. In an environment with high rates of depression, divorce and suicide, she understood: If people didn’t connect, they literally were not going to survive living there. Related Does […]

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Bullying: Silence Kills
Bullying: Silence Kills

  I turned on CNN this morning and there was more news of bullying and suicide and it broke my heart. Bullying sometimes gets passed off as just a part of growing up. But for many young people, they won’t get the chance to grow up. For them, bullying cost them everything.  I know how they […]

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Surprise Ending
Surprise Ending

When Dave walked into his local video store he was expecting to pick up a movie, he didn’t expect to be handed a ministry opportunity.  But when the owner of the store handed him a phone number and asked if he would call this lady who’s 14 year old had just committed suicide Dave knew […]

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