National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Book Recommendations


Suicide: Understanding and Intervening by Jeffrey Black


Grieving a Suicide: A Loved One’s Search for Comfort, Answers & Hope by Albert Y. Hsu


Grieving a Suicide: Help for the Aftershock by David Powlison


I Just Want to Die: Replacing Suicidal Thoughts with Hope by David Powlison


Help! My Friend is Suicidal by Bruce Ray

Article Links

8 Things You Need to Know about Suicide Prevention

Doctors know at least 6 reasons people commit suicide | Urban Faith

BCC Weekend Resource: Counseling After a Suicide | Biblical Counseling Coalition Blogs

Suicidal Thoughts on Suicide – Parchment and Pen Blog

The Cruel Optimism Of Modern Compassion

the beginning of wisdom: on suicide, gratitude and compassion

Four Brief Theses on Suicide | TGC

I’m Glad I Stopped My Suicide Attempt

When You Are Thinking About Suicide

Help for Those Fighting or Grieving a Suicide | Desiring God

Hearing God in the Midst of Suicidal Thoughts – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Considering suicide | the Cripplegate

Grieving a Suicide: 10 Things You Did Not Know | Kevin Halloran

The Suicide Detective – NYTimes.com

Freakonomics » U.S. Suicide Rates Rise

Freakonomics » Freakonomics Radio Podcast: “The Suicide Paradox”

Home | National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

What can we do to reduce the risk of suicide?

Hope for the Suicidal Mind | Counseling One Another

You Can Help Your Suicidal Friend | Counseling One Another

Out front: the stigma of mental illness

RESOURCES: Suicide | Counseling One Another

SLAP DIRT Suicide Assessment | Counseling One Another

suicide is NOT the unforgivable sin, Jenny Price | iwokeupyesterday

A Holy Experience – What Christians Need to Know about Mental Health

Suicide, Mental Illness, Depression, and the Church – Justin Taylor

When a Loved One Takes His Life

Suicide: The Forever Decision by Dr. Paul G. Quinett (PDF)

The Suicide Rate has Risen: What Predicts Suicide Ideation?

Her.meneutics: In the Wake of Suicide’s Silence: Why Blame Is Never the Answer

Teenagers/Young Adults

Suicide Awareness: Answers About Teen Suicide & Depression | Yellowbrick

Why Teenage Suicide is More than a Statistic for Me | TGC

Pastors and the Church

Pastors and Suicide (by John Frye)

Suicide and Atonement | Gentle Reformation

A Holy Experience – What the Church & Christians Need to Know About Suicide & Mental Health

Suicide, Christians and the Church: A Reflection

Can a Christian Commit Suicide? – The Gospel Coalition Blog

God’s word to the suicidal: Bible verses to help prevent suicide

Why Every Pastor Should Read about Melissa’s Suicide

Will a Christian who commits suicide go to heaven?

Talking Faith and Mental Illness: Suicide | Amazed by Grace

Suicide education and prevention in the church | Musings of a Christian Psychologist

A Biblical Response to Mental Illness and Suicide: What Should We Conclude… – Biblical Counseling Institute

When Suicide Strikes in the Body of Christ | Christianity Today

Do People Who Commit Suicide Automatically Go to Hell | Parchment and Pen

Suicide, Salvation, and Eternal Security | Biblical Counseling Coalition Blogs

Suicide: When pastors’ silent suffering turns tragic – USATODAY.com

In the News

Robin Williams’ Suicide Is A Chance To Revive The Stigma

Was Robin Williams’ suicide a sin? Faiths softening stance | Following Faith | The Salt Lake Tribune

Robin Williams & Depression | The American Conservative

learning my lines. . .: Matthew Warren, His Family, And Guidelines For The Rest of Us. . . .

Suicide Kills More British Soldiers Than Combat

Why Suicide Has Become an Epidemic–and What We Can Do to Help – Newsweek and The Daily Beast

The Trajectory of Suicide – NYTimes.com

For how long will the U.S. suicide rate remain elevated?

Notes on Suicide: Current Rates and History

BBC News – Call for action to tackle ‘Scottish effect’ on suicide rates

Facebook Reaches Out to Those Considering Suicide | Socialnomics

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