suicide

The sexual revolution, our kids and suicide...a new look

The sexual revolution, our kids and suicide...a new look

I wish parents, educators and church leaders would come to recognize that many teenagers aren’t remotely prepared to manage the intensity of emotions that results when relationships become sexualized. Those who ultimately commit suicide represent casualties of the sexual revolution.

The suicide epidemic among high functioning persons with autism

The suicide epidemic among high functioning persons with autism

Adults with autism and no intellectual disability are over nine times more likely to commit suicide when compared to their age-matched peers.

ADHD, suicide, African-American boys…and how churches might help

ADHD, suicide, African-American boys…and how churches might help

Is the stigma against treatment of mental illness generally, and treatment of ADHD specifically a contributing factor to the difference in rates of completed suicide among African-American children and other ethnic groups? 

Is the sexual revolution driving our kids to suicide?

Is the sexual revolution driving our kids to suicide?

Teens who voluntarily engage in sexual activity or are victims of sexual violence are far more likely to experience suicidal thinking or behavior than their peers.

The struggles of kids with mental illness in a sexualized culture

The struggles of kids with mental illness in a sexualized culture

From a developmental standpoint, there are lots of teenagers who aren’t remotely equipped to manage the intensity of emotions that accompany a sexual relationship.

Can a Christian suffer from depression? My story

Can a Christian suffer from depression? My story

But how does this prove that this prominent Christian leader was wrong in his views on depression? Because I have never been closer to Jesus in my life than I was those three months that I was depressed.