The combined impact of economic downturn, social uncertainty, drug addiction, and global pandemic are taking a toll on our community. Adults, children, and families throughout North Central Indiana need our help.
Suicide mortality rates that were rising over the past two decades have sky rocketed. Factors include economic stress, social isolation, reduced access to religious services, overall national anxiety, increased firearm sales and increases in health care provider suicides.
“We have people now who don’t know how to feed their family who have not had that thought for a very long time. That’s different than the last recession,” American Psychiatric Association President Jeffrey Geller.
The Kokomo Rescue Mission is here to shine a light into this darkness. Our staff, volunteers, and donors work together to share help, hope, and the life-transforming Good News of Jesus Christ with our neighbors in need every day. In 2019 alone, the Mission…