A Candid, Compassionate Guide for Dealing with Suicide
It's predicted that by 2020, in the United States, depression will be second only to heart disease as the most diabling illness. And in the next twenty-four hours, at least eighty-four people will commit suicide. Considering these sobering statistics, many wonder: what can be done to help those who are hurting?
An Eclipse of the Soul is a compassionate resource on the motives, myths and effects of suicide. Having recovered from an unsuccessful suicide attempt herself, Helen Kooiman Hosier writes like few can, providing not only sound biblical counsel and resources for suicide prevention but also understanding, empathy, and hope.
Perhaps you are dealing with the suicide of a loved one. Maybe you are concerned for someone who is contemplating suicide. Or perhaps you're considering it for yourself. Whatever your circumstance, Helen Kooiman Hosier's comprehensive research and kindhearted advice will guide you through the situation, helping you move from hopeless to hopeful.
About Helen Kooiman:
Helen Kooiman is the author and coauthor of dozens of books including 100 Christian Women Who Changed the Twentieth Century and Suddenly Unemployed.