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Focus on suicide

Jerry and Elsie Weyrauch estimate from national statistics that about 480 ELCA members die by suicide each year.

The ELCA couple lost a 34-year-old physician daughter to suicide 25 years ago. Since then their volunteer-run suicide prevention ministry has raised the issue to a national level.

Telling Secrets: A Path to Abundant Living is a five-DVD educational series from their volunteer-run ministry.

Developed out of a 2010 educational course at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Marietta, Ga., the series shares personal experiences of families affected by mental illness, alcoholism and suicide.

To learn more, contact the Weyrauchs by email.


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