New Alliance Fights to End Veteran Suicide – Partnering with the White House and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), several nonprofits have come together to form the Faith Based Veteran Service Alliance (FBVSA) in order to make a global impact in the fight against veteran suicide.
Warning signs of suicide – The AFSP notes that people who take their own lives may speak about doing so prior to committing suicide. People should seek help if they or a loved one talks about feeling hopeless, having no reason to live or being a burden to others. People who speak of feeling trapped or feeling unbearable pain also may be exhibiting warning signs of suicide. #BeThe1To
988 Short Number for Suicide Prevention Hotline – A short number has been proposed for the Suicide Prevent Hotline. It is similar to others like 911 for Emergency calls, 311 for City Calls and 511 Highway Info. #988
Suicide Hotline into Corn Maze – A Wisconsin farmer decided to put the suicide hotline into his corn maze as well as Your Life Matters on the the corn maze. Govin’s Farm in Menomonie, WI has an 11-acre maze (that is about the size of 14 football fields). On the corn maze it says “Your life matters” and has the number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
May is Mental Health Awareness Month.You Can Have a #RealConvo with Me. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is focusing their attention on having a #RealConvo about mental health. They learned through a recent Harris Poll that 89 percent.
I share my review and thoughts about the new Christian movie, Do You Believe? If you were charged with being a Christian Would there be enough evidence to convict you? Do you really believe in the Cross of Jesus Christ? #DoYouBelieve
This blog post talks some about suicide and Christianity. From people in the Bible who has to those who had the thoughts. Plus if it’s okay or not. #suicide