Year: 1970 Source: Pastoral Psychology, v.21, no.203, (1970), p.47-52 SIEC No: 19840727

The suicidal person frequently attempts to communicate his tensions in a variety of ways. The clergyman who can interpret these communications can often be of important help in averting a tragedy. The clergyman can also offer continuing care once the immediate crisis is past, and he is in an ideal position to minister to those left behind.