Every seventeen minutes, someone, somewhere, chooses death by self-murder. In the wake of this horrific decision, other people are left to cope with the ripples caused. This book will provide knowledge and resources for those left in the wake of...
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Every seventeen minutes, someone, somewhere, chooses death by self-murder. In the wake of this horrific decision, other people are left to cope with the ripples caused. This book will provide knowledge and resources for those left in the wake of suicide.
Aftershock is a recovery book that will provide encouragement and support for survivors. Examining the complex emotions involved in grieving a suicide death, readers will come to realize they are not alone in their grief and will not be alone in their healing.
Candy Arrington's writing provides biblical insights and practical advice, often on tough topics. Her publishing credits include hundreds of articles in periodicals such as Focus on the Family, Today's Christian Woman, Marriage Partnership, Encounter, Pray, and The Lookout, and her stories have appeared in the Chicken Soup and Cup of Comfort series. Additionally, she is coauthor of Aftershock: Help, Hope, and Healing in the Wake of Suicide. Candy and her husband, Jim, are parents of two young adults and serve as primary caregivers for Candy's mother. Most recently she has authored When Your Aging Parent Needs Care: Practical Help for This Season of Life with Kim Atchley.
David W. Cox is a graduate of Wofford College and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and holds the M.Div. and doctor of ministry degrees. He completed a two-year clinical residency as a hospital chaplain and had a ten-year career in emergency medical service. In 1997 Dr. Cox founded the support group S.O.S (Survivors of Suicide). An ordained minister, he is currently in private practice as a professional Christian counselor. He is a survivor of a suicide attempt. He and his family live in Spartanburg, South Carolina.