For most, suicide isn’t a desire to die, but a desire to be rid of the pain and sadness. From her own experience and those of the patients she serves, a clinical neuropsychologist shares 6 things to consider if you or a loved one are battling depression and having suicidal thoughts.
In this post, Dave Ebert, an improvisational comedian who has struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts, shares what helped him during the days when his experience with depression and suicidal thoughts were at their greatest. These three practical steps help break the power of the darkness.
If you have ever experienced depression or anxiety, or suffered the loss of a friend or loved one to death by suicide, then this show is the perfect show for you. My guest, Veronica Sites, is a first response crisis chaplain who knows first-hand about the tragedy of suicide.
Have you ever been so clouded in darkness that there seemed to be no way out? Have you ever wondered if others would just be better off without you? Or maybe you just wanted the pain to end. I’ve been there. Even as a Christian board-certified clinical neuropsychologist treating patients with depression, I fell into the pit myself. But there is another way. I want to offer hope when a suicide attempt feels like the only option. National Suicide Prevention Week in the United States is September 8-14, 2019. Read my story below and be encouraged. You are not alone!
If you’ve ever considered attempting suicide or lived following a failed suicide attempt, you’ll want to hear our guest’s story in this episode. I talk with Rob Decker who shares very candidly about his failed suicide attempt and how he has found hope for a better life.