After learning of a former co-worker's death by suicide, Pierce and Ryan explore what the community of faith still needs to say about suicide and mental health.
Ryan and Pierce brought up a couple past episodes of the Compass podcast. One was this interview with Steve Austin, who survived an attempted suicide. Another episode was their conversation with Carlos Whittaker.
Other helpful articles and resources.
- Steve Austin wrote an excellent article for USA Today regarding suicide, mental health, and the community of faith.
- For more about what the United Methodist Church teaches about suicide, view this video.
- If you're struggling right now, we encourage you reach out to the suicide prevention line: The suicide prevention hotline in the U.S. is 1-800-273-8255.