Lamenting and Leading the Way for 2020

Rates of mental illness rising.

Services stretched.

This past decade has seen unprecedented levels of need.

We’re in the midst of a mental health crisis – and we know it.

We have awareness – it’s time to take the next step.

And for the church, I think the next step is one of lament.

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Working Together to Prevent Suicide #WorldMentalHealthDay

For too long, the work of suicide prevention has been thought to be the preserve of a few, highly trained individuals. But with 800,000 people dying by suicide each year, and countless more making attempts on their own life; suicide prevention is everyones business....

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#SpeakofSuicide in Mums – 5 Ways to Reach Out

In the weeks between World Suicide Prevention Day and World Mental Health Day, which this year focusses on suicide prevention, we're going to be focussing in on those who are the highest risk of suicide and share how we can hold out hope. It came to my attention last...

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Breaking the Silence on Suicidal Thoughts #SpeakofSuicide

“I want to die” Four words that have buzzed in and out of my mind countless times over the past two decades. At times they have drifted through without my paying much attention to them, as strange as that may sound. At other times, it has felt like those words...

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Living in the Shadows of Suicide #SpeakofSuicide #WSPD19

On World Suicide Prevention Day pastor, news broke that the author and founder christian mental health organisation, Anthem of Hope Jarrid Wilson had taken his own life. His last tweet was a retweet highlighting his organisation's 24/7 chat feature. News of his death...

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