Learning Outcomes
After completing this chapter, you should have the ability to:

  • be able give a definition of suicide
  • understand the emotions of the suicidal person
  • understand the causes of suicides
  • look for the signs of depression that may lead to suicide
  • look for warning signs of persons who are seriously thinking of suicide
  • know the difference between myths and facts about suicides
  • understand prevention and precautions tactics for someone thinking about suicide
  • be able to discern how to counsel and support a non-Christian who is suicidal
  • be able to discern how to counsel and support a non-Christian who is suicidal
  • be able to do a case study about suicide with self-confidence