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Journal of Christian Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0b013e3181df8012

Suicide Prevention Through Stories of Hope

Jones, Elizabeth

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A challenge in preventing suicide is to provide a person hope so that she or he can see that suicide is not the only way out. Narratives or stories from varied sources can be a helpful tool to assist patients in putting a confusing or frightening reality into some sort of framework. Whatever one's theological preference, biblical narratives can place untenable events into a positive, hopeful mental framework, helping people make structure and sense out of seeming chaos.

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