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Suicide prevention / Kristine Bertini.


The message and purpose of this book is both simple and essential: with a little knowledge and awareness, you can help save a life. This book provides details in recognizing the warning signs of someone who may be suicidal, and specific steps in how to intervene and prevent a suicide. Written specifically for mature high school students and college-aged individuals, Suicide Prevention will enable readers to understand why someone may be suicidal. It also empowers readers to give a suicidal individual hope and explains how to get that person help. The book explains why suicidal thoughts may develop and presents interventions for concerned others to help the suicidal person shift their mindset of hopelessness and find resources to heal. Vignettes and suicide prevention measures are provided to bring to life the interventions a concerned other can make that could save a life.--From dust jacket.

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  • ISBN: 9781440841910
  • ISBN: 1440841918
  • Physical Description: 107 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Understanding suicide -- How suicidal thoughts can find their beginnings -- The development of suicidal thought as we age -- Our weaknesses and strengths in fighting suicidality -- Hope for those with suicidal predisposition : common-sense strategies for recovery -- Suicide prevention : warning signs and how to help -- Conclusion: The truth about suicide.
Subject: Suicide > Prevention.
Suicide > prevention & control.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library RC 569 .B47 2016 30775305545254 General Collection Available -

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