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Bridge

by Robert Thomas

Bridge exposes a brilliant, furious mind treading the jagged terrain of mental illness, murder, and suicide in modern-day San Francisco.


The Reckoning

by Andrew Solomon

First published in The New Yorker, “Solomon tells the story of Peter Lanza, the father of Adam Lanza, the Sandy Hook Elementary shooter. Read it—it’s moving, brave and just profoundly human and sad....There...


Healing After the Suicide of a Loved One

by Ann Smolin

Too often people suffering the aftermath of a suicide suffer alone. As the survivor of a person who has ended his or her own life, you are left a painful legacy -- and not one that you chose. Healing After the...


Suicide Prevention Contracting: The Pitfalls, Perils, and Seven Safer Alternatives

by Stephen J. Edwards

Suicide Prevention Contracting: The Pitfalls, Perils, and Seven Safer Alternatives demonstrates that suicide prevention contracting, a widely adopted but little-understood form of suicide prevention, is almost...


Suppression of stereotypes

by Francesca Eleuteri

Stereotypes are beliefs regarding the traits, attributes, and behaviors of members of certain groups. They are not only beliefs, but also theories about how and why certain attributes go together. Furthermore,...


Cracked, Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt

by Kevin Hines & Dr. Daniel J. Reidenberg

This work is about the art of living mentally well. Told through the first-hand experience of mental health advocate, activist and speaker Kevin Hines (who has bipolar disorder), the story is an honest account...


A Comprehensive Guide to Suicidal Behaviours: Working with Individuals at Risk and their Families

by David Aldridge & Sergio Perez

This book explains the classifications and manifestations of suicide, risk factors, at-risk groups and warning signs. Advice on effective communication and strategies for distress management are offered for...


Death Becomes Them

by Alix Strauss

Author Alix Strauss takes a provocative look at the self-imposed deaths of the famous and infamous in Death Becomes Them. In this fascinating and intimate chronicle of celebrity suicides, the spotlight shines...


Silent Grief: Living in the Wake of Suicide Revised Edition

by Christopher Lukas & Henry M Seiden

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. Written by a suicide survivor, this book gives valuable insights into living...


Why Suicide?

by Eric Marcus

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, in our lifetimes 80 percent of us will have some up-close experience with the suicide of someone we know. And more than 20 percent of us will have...


A Long-Shadowed Grief: Suicide and Its Aftermath

by Harold Ivan Smith

In the aftermath of suicide, friends and family face a long road of grief and reflection. With a sympathetic eye and a firm hand, Harold Ivan Smith searches for the place of the spirit in the wake of suicide....


How to Deal with Anger, Stress, Depression, Grief & Sadness from Islamic Perspective

by Muhammad Vandestra

The average human being in the developed world battles sadness, anger, stress, depression and worry on a daily basis. While the majority of the world’s population confront extreme poverty, famine, conflict...


Ashes in the Ocean

by Sebastian Slovin

Vernon Slovin was a legend—one of the best swimmers in his home country of South Africa, and for a time in the world. He prided himself on being the best—in sports, business, and life. He had it all, a big...


There Are No Two Marrows

by R. J. Unger

“There Are No Two Marrows” explores, with great humour, a real modern-day dilemma. Archie, a somewhat eccentric retired coal miner with traditional northern passions and pastimes, informs his family, out...


The Atomic Hamburger

by Federico Sanchez

The Boyers, a sheepherding family in Idaho decide to move into the fast food business when the Federal lands they used to graze their sheep are turned into a Federal nuclear energy research center. Hence the...


A Thousand Moments of Solitude

by Federico Sanchez

On November 12, 2002, at the age of twenty-two, my son Mitchell committed suicide. His sudden and unexpected death sent me reeling down a path I needed to travel if I ever wanted to escape the forest of grief...


Suicide Explained

by Federico Sanchez

Finally a book that explains suicide, a must read for the survivors of suicide who want to understand why suicide happens and it also should prove extremely helpful for anyone suffering mental disorders. The...


Missing Person

by Federico Sanchez

Missing Person is a novel that stars Larry, a neurologist turned neuropsychologist, who knows his father, Lawrence has committed suicide and gone missing. When detectives Ramirez and OMalley of the NYPD look...


Waking Reality

by Donna LeClair

FIRST PLACE WINNER CHANTICLEER JOURNEY FOR NON-FICTION TRUE ACTION

"In 1963, the State of Ohio v. Bill Bush murder trial turns the lives of an ingenuous family into nightmarish chaos after a police sergeant viciously...


Handbook of Hope

by Mary Elizabeth Burgess

Grief/Consolation Written in short, to the point suggestions, Handbook of Hope provides practical, meaningful, and immediate aid for family and friends of loved ones who die by suicide. Sometimes classified...