Expert Shares Hidden Effect of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma
Evangelist Jay Lowder Provides Christians Tools to Meet the Mental Needs of Victims
Hurricane Harvey caused estimated losses in the billions, displaced thousands of individuals and wreaked havoc on southern TexasNow, Hurricane Irma threatens to do the same to Florida.
As Christians step up to help meet the physical needs resulting from these storms, Jay Lowder, founder of Jay Lowder Harvest Ministries, is available to discuss the hidden mental effects of trauma, depression and suicidal thoughts victims may soon face and how churches can be prepared to help. Lowder is available to discuss warning signs of depression and suicide and how to minister to individuals who may be suffering. He can also speak from his own life experiences, including being a victim of a deadly tornado that completely destroyed his family's home and nearly committing suicide in his early 20s. He offers practical resources for the Church on his website at http://www.jaylowder.com/suicide/.