Being a mom can be rewarding and gut-wrenching, sometimes at the same time. Depending on the circumstances, this Mother’s Day may be one that you anticipate with fear, sorrow, or dread.
Focus on the Family has created Alive to Thrive to provide help and hope for parents and others who interact regularly with young people. This free resource provides practical suggestions for preventing and responding to suicidal thoughts and actions.
If you’re having suicidal thoughts because of coronavirus fears, help is available.
Suicide is a problem in the youth and young adult population. There is hope for healing when parents and others are intentional about providing help.
When tweens and teens are experiencing psychological distress, they may cut themselves to cope with the emotional pain.
Our son took his life in 2007. During the healing journey my husband and I learned from the things we feel we did well and the things we wish we would known or had done differently. Here’s our story.
How does a parent recover and move on from the tragedy of their child committing suicide?
Pastors are not immune from suicidal thoughts, and neither are those under their care. How should a pastor shepherd individuals in the church who struggle with the debilitating effects of suicidal ideation?
After the death of her oldest, Paulette helped her other children take steps toward finding their own path and moving forward in their grief.
With the prevalence of teen suicides, parents can’t help but wonder, even worry, about their teen and depression.