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Dead serious : breaking the cycle of teen suicide : a book for teens, adults & educators / Jane Mersky Leder.

Leder, Jane Mersky (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Teenagers who struggle with stress, grades, bullying, anxiety and depression, and sexual and gender identity may find themselves in crisis and end their lives. Learn how to break the cycle of teen suicide by recognizing the warning signs, encouraging conversation, and setting up a network of peers and trusted adults who can listen and, if necessary, connect to medical health professionals. Suicide is preventable.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library YA 362.28 LED 2018 (Text) 33892100539270 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/30/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781946229533
  • ISBN: 1946229539
  • Physical Description: 195 pages : charts ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 2nd edition, completely revised & updated.
  • Publisher: [Evanston, Illinois] : Jane Mersky Leder, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
First published in 1987 with subtitle, A book for teenagers about teenage suicide.
Formatted Contents Note:
When it's someone you know -- Behind the statistics -- Anxiety and depression -- Exploding the myths/ recognizing the warning signals -- Suicide survivors -- Over the edge : Interviews with suicide attempters -- Bullying : A power play that hurts -- LGBTQ: overcoming the stigma with resiliency and pride -- Connections.
Summary, etc.:
Teenagers who struggle with stress, grades, bullying, anxiety and depression, and sexual and gender identity may find themselves in crisis and end their lives. Learn how to break the cycle of teen suicide by recognizing the warning signs, encouraging conversation, and setting up a network of peers and trusted adults who can listen and, if necessary, connect to medical health professionals. Suicide is preventable.
Target Audience Note:
12 and up.
Subject: Teenagers > Suicidal behavior > United States
Suicide > United States > Prevention
Adolescent psychology > United States

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