Sucd2

This is the third article in this series on suicide in children. The first asked the question, “Do elementary age children seriously die by suicide?” The second was, “A call for help”. In this article we separate the truths from the myths of suicide. It is important to truly understand all aspects of suicide in children so we can help them have a  Read more…

Suicide

This is the second in the series on children and suicide. The first post asked the question, “Do elementary age children seriously consider dying by suicide?” It is important to understand all you can about suicide in young children so you can better minister to the potentially vulnerable child in your church. This post gives you a deeper understanding of what is going on in  Read more…

    Recently a pediatrician friend of mine sent me an article about a ten-year-old dying of suicide. It happened in January of this year and was featured on an ABC affiliate TV station. No one wants to think that children as young as eight or nine years of age would be at risk for suicide or even think suicidal thoughts. Most of  Read more…