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Please pray for my sister. She is drinking and threatening to commit suicide.




 
Sheridon -8/7/2002
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BeliefnetGrace
8/8/2002 10:06

We're sorry your sister feels so badly right now. We wish we had more help to offer here, but it sounds as if she would benefit from talking to a caring person who is trained to help. We have three resources she could try. We hope she will contact one of them as soon as possible. She deserves to get help, and to get it sooner rather than later.

1. If she is in the U.S., she can call 1-800-SUICIDE any time, day or night. When she calls this free number, she will be connected immediately to a caring, trained counselor in her region. The sooner she makes this call, the better.

2. If she can hold on for a few days, free anonymous crisis counseling is available by e-mail from an international charity called Befrienders International (known in this country as The Samaritans). Send an e-mail to Jo@samaritans.org and she will receive a caring response within 24 hours.

3. There is a website she may find helpful, called Suicide: Read This First.

You are both in our prayers.

The Beliefnet Community Staff


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