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Latter-day Saint Therapist: After Suicide—How to Help Those Left Behind

by Jonathan Decker, LMFT | August 9, 2019 | Makes You Think

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A Touching Message from a Father Who Lost His Son to Suicide

by George Deussen | June 27, 2019 | Makes You Think

Many years ago, my wife approached me and wanted to purchase flower baskets to be placed around our home to...


5 Suggestions to Help Prevent Suicide Among Ward Members

by LDS Living Staff | June 20, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The first question Kristen Coltrin asks as she talks about suicide prevention with Church lay leaders is: W...


How One Widow and Her Family Found Peace after Her Husband’s Suicide

by Jessica Grimaud | May 16, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“I feel like I am constantly living in an alternate universe.” It’s a thought that enters Alaira Packard’s ...


3 Truths That Helped One Latter-day Saint Choose Joy After Her Son's Suicide

by Kim Yadon | April 29, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Elder Neal A. Maxwell quoted Anne Morrow Lindbergh as saying, “I do not believe that sheer suffering teache...


The Incredibly Loud Answer to a Desperate Prayer That Saved a Recovering Drug Addict's Life

by Deseret News | March 26, 2019 | Mormon Life

It was Aug. 31, 2009, and then 32-year-old Rob Eastman had a gun in his mouth, ready to pull the trigger an...


Elder Rasband Calls Teen Suicide "a Crisis Reaching All Around the World," Shares Source of Healing

by LDS Living Staff | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“Try just saying the name ‘Jesus Christ’ in a perilous setting with one who has lost hope. Just calling upo...


The Unexpected Moment That Taught Elder Gong the Eternal Importance of Learning: "You Want to Know How My Son Died, Don't You?"

by Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“For me, looking backward from the future is a remembrance of things to come,” Elder Gong said. “It is an i...


"Choose to Stay": New Church Video Gives Hope to Those Considering Suicide

by Newsroom | From the Church Makes You Think Mormon Life

For those seeking help, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached at 1-800-273-TALK. The Chur...


"We Just Want to Save More People": Hundreds Gather for Alex Boyé's Music Video to Fight Suicide

by Fox 13 News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

“We can’t save everybody, but we can save somebody,” Judi VanEperen said about her participation in the mus...