Laine Lawson Craft
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Powerful true story on my child's unsuccessful suicide attempt
**A gentle warning, this episode discusses suicide. If you are feeling vulnerable in this area, please consult with a doctor or mental health professional in your area. Or call one of the Suicide Prevention numbers listed in the resources** Did you catch our last episode (epi 8) with parent and family educator Lori Wildenberg? Lori and I discussed the difficult subject of teen and young adult suicide and suicidal thoughts. Today, Lori is back to share her powerful story about how her daughter attempted suicide. If you were surprised by the shocking reality of this issue, or if you're the parent of a child, teen, or young adult who suffers from depression or another mental health issue, this episode will undoubtedly touch your heart. In addition to being a licensed parent educator, Lori co-hosts the MOMS Better Together podcast, is a parent consultant, a certified teacher, co-founder of the 1 Corinthians 13 Parenting Ministry, a national speaker, and author of six parenting books. "Our kids need to know that there is help available, and there is no shame in going through some hard things." – Lori Wildenberg. Topics covered in this episode: Recap of episode 8 (:30) Intro to today's episode (:44) Lori shares her testimony (1:00) Her perspective as a mother (8:40) What she would have done differently (10:54) Practical advice for parents (13:00) Victory on the other side (15:45) Interview wrap up (20:12) I pray that Lori's experience of her daughter's suicide attempt and efforts to bring her story to light have helped you feel hopeful that overcoming suicide and suicidal thoughts is possible. If you have questions or want to share your story with us, you can contact Lori or me via the links below. Resources Mentioned: Episode 8: Suicidal Thoughts - What You Need to Know with Lori Wildenberg US National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255 Or you can text "home" to 741741 Connect with Lori: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube Twitter Pinterest Connect with Laine: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube Free Resources - A Gift from Laine to You! Here is the link for 5 Free Warfare Prayers: Warfare Prayers - Laine Lawson Craft Thank you so much for joining me for this episode of warfare parenting. I hope you've found some encouragement or helpful info in this episode to help you on your journey. If you have a specific topic you'd like me to talk about or a guest you'd like me to have on the show. Please feel free to send me a message on Instagram or Facebook. You can even text "Hi Laine" to 55444. Follow the podcast so you never miss an episode, and leave me a rate and review. I would be so grateful.
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