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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.


Leaving You: The Cultural Meaning of Suicide

by Lisa Lieberman

At heart, suicide is a subversive act. How is it, then, that the act of suicide has come to be viewed as the last refuge of the self-destructive victim? The author explores the puzzle of this reigning perception...


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...


Teen Suicide Risk: A Practitioner Guide to Screening, Assessment, and Management

by Cheryl A. King, Cynthia Ewell Foster & Kelly M. Rogalski

Meeting a vital need, this book helps clinicians rapidly identify risks for suicidal behavior and manage an at-risk teen's ongoing care. It provides clear guidelines for conducting suicide risk screenings and...


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....


Othello

by William Shakespeare

"Othello", in full "Othello, the Moor of Venice" is tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare, written in 1603–04 and published in 1622. The play derives its plot from Giambattista Giraldi’s "De gli Hecatommithi"...


The Return of the Sun

by Michael J. Kral

Inuit have among the highest suicide rates in the world - ten times the national average. Inuit narratives of suicide provide clues as to what can and in some cases has been done to combat the problem, but until...


A Shameful Life

by Osamu Dazai & Mark Gibeau

  • This is a new translation of the 2nd best-selling novel in Japan (after Soseki's Kokoro); the other translation on the market is No Longer Human, trans. Donald Keene, pub. New Directions; (now 8th edition)...


Suicide / Its History, Literature, Jurisprudence, Causation, and Prevention

by W. Wynn Westcott

PREFACE

In preparing an Essay on Suicide, which I recently delivered before a Society of medical men in London, I found it impossible in the limited time at my disposal to do anything like justice to the gravity...


How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me, Revised Edition

by Susan Rose Blauner

NOW WITH A NEW CHAPTER AND AN UPDATED RESOURCES SECTION

Suicide has touched the lives of nearly half of all Americans, yet it is rarely talked about openly. In her highly acclaimed book, Susan Blauner—a survivor...


After Germanwings

by Chialastri A., Bartoccini F., Scialanga M. & Cagnoli A.

The Germanwings airline disaster, on 24 March 2015, has shaken the public opinion worldwide, since the pilot deliberately crashed his aircraft full of passengers into the French Alps. Such an event has undermined...


Life After Suicide

by Jennifer Ashton, M.D.

From the chief medical correspondent of ABC News, an eloquent, heartbreaking, yet hopeful memoir of surviving the suicide of a loved one, examining this dangerous epidemic and offering first-hand knowledge and...


Circadian

by Chelsey Clammer

Red Hen's promotional efforts for this title will include:

• Select packaged ARC mailing 4-6 months pre pub date to a list of 50+ reviewers, booksellers, media contacts, professors, and librarians (package...


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...