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How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me: One Person's Guide to Suicide Prevention
Susan Rose Blauner

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2003

The statistics on suicide are staggering. According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in 1997 in the USA more teenagers and young adults died from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza and chronic lung disease combined. It is also an international epidemic. Susan Blauner is the perfect emissary for a message of hope and a program of action for these millions of people. ...


Why People Die by Suicide
Thomas Joiner

Harvard University Press, 2007

In the wake of a suicide, the most troubling questions are invariably the most difficult to answer: How could we have known? What could we have done? And always, unremittingly: Why? Written by a clinical psychologist whose own life has been touched by suicide, this book offers the clearest account ever given of why some people choose to die. Drawing on extensive clinical and epidemiological evidence, as well as personal experience, Thomas ...


No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving The Suicide Of A Loved One
Carla Fine

Harmony, 1999

Suicide would appear to be the last taboo. Even incest is now discussed freely in popular media, but the suicide of a loved one is still an act most people are unable to talk about--or even admit to their closest family or friends. This is just one of the many painful and paralyzing truths author Carla Fine discovered when her husband, a successful young physician, took his own life in December 1989. And being unable to speak openly and honestly ...


Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide
Kay Redfield Jamison

Vintage, 2000

From the author of the best-selling memoir An Unquiet Mind , comes the first major book in a quarter century on suicide, and its terrible pull on the young in particular. Night Falls Fast is tragically timely: suicide has become one of the most common killers of Americans between the ages of fifteen and forty-five. An internationally acknowledged authority on depressive illnesses, Dr. Jamison has also known suicide firsthand: after years of ...


Dying to Be Free: A Healing Guide for Families After a Suicide
Beverly Cobain, Jean Larch

Hazelden, 2005

Honest, gentle advice for those who have survived an unspeakable loss—the suicide of a loved one. Transforming suffering into strength, misconceptions into understanding, and shame into dignity, Beverly Cobain and Jean Larch break through the dangerous silence and stigma surrounding suicide to bring readers this much-needed book. Cobain’s achingly honest account of dealing with the suicide of a loved one, along with personal stories from ...


How to Commit Suicide, 2012

The first time she got on the internet was to search for how to do it and make it look accidental. What she found changed her path forever. This short story is dedicated to all who have lost a loved one to depression, and published in the hope that it will prevent a tragedy.


Suicide Survivors Tell You The Truth About Suicide: Near-Death Experiences of Suicide Survivors (Near Death ...

Seconds Out, Inc., 2014

What Happens to YOU When You Commit Suicide? The inspiration for this book came from an interview with Dr. Sam Parnia. Dr. Parnia heads up AWARE (AWAreness during REsuscitation) study, sponsored by the University of Southampton in the UK. It’s the largest study of near-death experiences and involved over 2,000 patients in 15 hospitals. Dr. Parnia was describing the NDEs of the patients, and they all had the similar stories of an idyllic ...


Suicide Notes
Michael Thomas Ford

HarperTeen, 2010

Fifteen-year-old Jeff wakes up on New Year’s Day to find himself in the hospital. Make that the psychiatric ward. With the nutjobs. Never mind the bandages on his wrists, clearly this is all a huge mistake. Jeff is perfectly fine, perfectly normal—not like the other kids in the hospital with him. They’ve got problems. But a funny thing happens as Jeff’s forty-five-day sentence drags on: the crazies start to seem less crazy. . . . ...


Silent Grief: Living in the Wake of Suicide
Christopher Lukas

Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2007

Silent Grief is a book for and about "suicide survivors" - those who have been left behind by the suicide of a friend or loved one. Author Christopher Lukas is a suicide survivor himself - several members of his family have taken their own lives - and the book draws on his own experiences, as well as those of numerous other suicide survivors. These personal testimonies are combined with the professional expertise of Henry M. Seiden, a ...


Making Peace with Suicide: A Book of Hope, Understanding, and Comfort
Adele Ryan McDowell PhD

White Flowers Press, 2014

Insightful, provocative, and compassionate, Making Peace with Suicide: A Book of Hope, Understanding, and Comfort takes a good hard look at the world-wide phenomena of suicide. This book is designed for anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide and felt that sucker punch of grief; for anyone who is in pain, walking unsteadily, and considering suicide as an option; and for anyone who works with, guides, or counsels those feeling suicidal and/or ...


Suicide: A Study In Sociology
Emile Durkheim

Free Press, 1997

A classic book about the phenomenon of suicide and its social causes written by one of the world’s most influential sociologists. Emile Durkheim’s Suicide addresses the phenomenon of suicide and its social causes. Written by one of the world’s most influential sociologists, this classic argues that suicide primarily results from a lack of integration of the individual into society. Suicide provides readers with an understanding of the ...


Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher

Razorbill, 2011

Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker - his classmate and crush - who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah's voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out why. Clay spends the night crisscrossing his town with Hannah as his ...


Would you Remember ME

Lynette Ferreira Digital Books, 2011

Suicide is the third leading cause of death among adolescents and teenagers. In this short story, the writer is fifteen years old, contemplating suicide. In her darkest hour she writes a letter. "I am so unimaginably sorry for doing what I am going to do, but you see I have all these fears. The fears and doubts I have are so real, so are they really as childish and silly as you always say they are. Sometimes, I am sad and so bitterly ...


Grieving a Suicide: A Loved One's Search for Comfort, Answers & Hope
Albert Y. Hsu

IVP Books, 2002

A 2003 Finalist in the United Kingdom Christian Book Awards! Every seventeen minutes, someone in the United States dies by suicide. It is one of the most serious public health crises of modern times, claiming over one million lives worldwide every year. Those who have lost a loved one to suicide experience tremendous shock and trauma, with a confusing mix of emotions--anger, guilt, grief and despair. Suicide also raises heartrending questions: ...


Depression: How To Overcome Depression And Be Happy For The Rest Of Your Life (Depression Cure - Depression, ..., 2015

Discover How To Overcome Depression And Be Happy For The Rest Of Your Life Do you find yourself struggling with depression? Do you feel that you never can be happy, feeling depressed and maybe even want to commit suicide? Do you have a friend who struggles with OCD, Bipolar Disorder or Depression? Do you want to know what Depression, OCD and Bipolar Disorder is and why these disorders can trigger addiction or even suicide? Or do you ...


Stay: A History of Suicide and the Arguments Against It
Jennifer Michael Hecht

Yale University Press, 2015

Many thousands of people kill themselves every year, and many more are left behind to grieve. Distressing statistics show that suicide rates are rising, and studies confirm that suicide causes more suicide, both among those who knew the person and even among strangers who feel some connection. In this highly original book Jennifer Michael Hecht channels her grief for two friends lost to suicide into a search for history's most persuasive ...


Depression: Depression Self Help And How To Easily Overcome Depression For Life (Depression Cure, Suicide, ..., 2015

Discover How To Overcome Depression And Find Happiness For Life Today only, get this Amazon bestseller FREE. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. You’re about to discover a proven strategy on how to overcome depression for the rest of your life. Millions of people suffer from depression and throw away their lives and their future because of this destructive condition. Most people ...


Myths about Suicide
Thomas Joiner

Harvard University Press, 2011

Around the world, more than a million people die by suicide each year. Yet many of us know very little about a tragedy that may strike our own loved ones—and much of what we think we know is wrong. This clear and powerful book dismantles myth after myth to bring compassionate and accurate understanding of a massive international killer. Drawing on a fascinating array of clinical cases, media reports, literary works, and scientific ...


Commit Suicide Is Not The Solution: How To Prevent Negative Thinking From Killing Yourself (Suicidal ..., 2014

Commit Suicide Is Not The Solution - How To Prevent Negative Thinking From Killing Yourself Today only, get this Amazon bestseller for just $0.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... Possible Reason For Suicide Warning Signs of Suicide How To Overcome Depression How To Overcome Negative Thinking How To Help Your Friends And Family Much, ...


Suicide From the Other Side
Susan Rushing

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

Suicide: a hidden stigma, a damnable sin, a shame or an embarrassment. That’s what “they” say. We have all been told what to think and how to feel, about suicide, for as long as any of us can remember. It’s time to rebuild your paradigm, based on love. Susan Rushing had done countless psychic readings, over the years. But, one day she gave a reading which changed the course of her life. A shaggy-headed boy, who had committed suicide, ...



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