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My Personal Suicide Prevention Plan

Mar 9, 2017 4:48:05 PM

Editor's note: Barbara opened up about her struggle with depression in the last post. Here, she follows up with the practical ways she manages that struggle.

By Barbara Comito, Director of Marketing & Communications

Every September, I mean to write something for Suicide Prevention Month. Every time a celebrity suicide makes the news and the handful of times suicide has indirectly touched my life, I mean to speak out. I mean to break the silence, but it is harder than it seems like it should be. I know that silence is part of the problem, that it leaves hurting people in isolation, that its only benefit is to protect my image, and still, I hesitate. I feel ashamed.

Good Christians don’t toy with the idea of suicide.

Or do they?

From Anger to Depression to Attempted Suicide

Feb 20, 2015 10:28:43 AM

Kristi Sales struggled with anger, depression, and addiction. But God caught her attention after she overdosed and woke up in the hospital.