A P.L.A.N. to Engage a Suicidal Person Wisely

Tim AllchinFor Those Giving Help2 Comments

If someone trusts you enough to reach out for help, or you pick up on something that concerns you and makes you wonder if another person has intentions of suicide, what do you do next?  It feels like a great weight of responsibility and it is.  We use a simple anachronism when training churches on how to engage those with suicidal intentions … Read More

4 Steps into Depression–and the Way Out!

Ron AllchinFor Those Giving Help, For Those Seeking HopeLeave a Comment

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Let me preface this article by recognizing that some forms of depression have a legitimate physical cause. These must be addressed and controlled through the advancements of medical science. Diabetes, hypothyroid, other glandular problems may be directly connected to the depression a person feels. I will let the medical doctors give help for those medical issues originating in bodily sicknesses … Read More