The E.A.R. Podcast with Brandon Queen

Hosted ByBrandon M. Queen

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The Pain and Grief of Suicide – S3 Ep1

Season 3 Episode 1 – The Pain and Grief of Suicide

Introduction to Episode: During season three, we tackle yet another tough topic. We discuss suicide and all of the many ways to tell if one is suicidal. We give you tips and advice on how to help those who are hurting and dealing with suicidal thoughts. We give you a glimpse of hope and we give advice to family and friends that death with the death of a loved one who had suffered suicide. Hope can be revealed in a time of pain and suffering.

Co-Host: Barbara Roberts has been in Pastoral Care Ministry for many years. She is the Director of Caring Ministry at Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church and is the author of two books. Her first book, “Helping Those Who Hurt” is a Handbook for caring and crisis situations. Her recently published book, “With Her Last Breath: A Tale of Suicide and the Hope of Heaven” is based on the 26 page handwritten journal her niece, Kathy, left upon taking her life. The book incorporates each journal page with a chapter of caring helps for people dealing with issues of despair and suicide.

Podcast Episode Summary: In this episode, as we highlight the pain and grief of suicide and what it does to family and friends. We tough on the Netflix series “Thirteen Reason Why”as one material used to display suicide. We learn about the main character of the book “With Her Last Breath,”Kathy and her journey that led up to her suicide. During the episode we ask the question, How can Christians serve the lonely?As Christ was a servant leader, his church should mimic his actions and serve the hurting and lonely.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
– 1-800-273-8255

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
– 1-504-220-6100
– 1-888-333-2377

With Her Last Breath

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