Dr. Mason Featured Among Specialists Helping Clergy Address Suicide
Dr. Karen Mason, Professor of Counseling and Psychology and Director of the Gordon-Conwell—Hamilton Counseling Department, was recently featured in Duke Divinity’s Faith and Leadership resources. Alongside practitioners working in diverse communities across the country, Dr. Mason discusses how pastors are uniquely positioned to help those contemplating suicide, and she provides suggestions and resources for those who feel unprepared for this important task.
Read more suicide prevention resources by Dr. Mason:
- Read Dr. Mason’s co-authored book, Preaching Hope in Darkness: Help for Pastors in Addressing Suicide from the Pulpit.
- Read Dr. Mason’s blogs: “Five Ways a Church Can Observe National Suicide Prevention Month” and “Preventing Suicide by Providing Deep Community.”
- Listen to Discover the Word’s Reasons to Live 5-part podcast with Dr. Mason addressing suicide prevention.
- Read other articles about suicide prevention Dr. Mason published in Religions and the Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling.