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Preventing teenage suicide the living alternative handbook by Polly Joan

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Published by Human Sciences Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Teenagers -- Suicidal behavior -- Prevention -- Study and teaching,
  • Crisis Intervention,
  • Suicide -- in adolescence,
  • Suicide -- prevention & control

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Edition Notes

Statementby Polly Joan.
LC ClassificationsRJ506.S9 J63 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination153 p. :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2864864M
ISBN 100898852471
LC Control Number84027872

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Every single one has encountered a teenage suicide case, directly or indirectly. It is always very tragic when a young life fades away due to staggering hopelessness and frustration. It is so immense a loss to the family, friends, and the community at large that they are left wondering if there was something they missed and could have helped prevent teen suicide. For example: Address depression or anxiety. Don't wait for your teen to come to you. If your teen is sad, anxious or appears to be Pay attention. If your teen is thinking about suicide, he or she is likely displaying warning signs. Listen to what your Discourage isolation. Encourage your teen. Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools (PDF, pages) This toolkit was funded by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and helps high schools, school districts, and their partners design and implement strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health among students. Based on Jeff’s comprehensive teen suicide prevention programs. Jeff explains the factors that can lead to teen suicide and offers a common-sense approach to reversing this heartbreaking trend. Jeff Yalden did his TEDx Talk on TEEN Suicide: The “WHY” Behind Today’s Teen Suicide Epidemic.

BOOK CORNER: Grief recovery specialist writes book on preventing teen suicide. Posted on January 2, January 2, Author Jerome Cleary, Contributing Writer Views. Depression and suicide are not topics Americans like to talk about. But author and educator Kristi Hugstad believes that is precisely the reason we do need to talk about them. The Power to Prevent Suicide: A Guide for Teens Helping Teens by Judith Galas & Richard Nelson This book gives teens the information and insight they need to recognize the risk and respond appropriately. It spells out the warning signs, guides teens through the steps of reaching out to a friend, and explains when and how to seek help. Parents can do several things to help their teenager after a suicide attempt: Be vigilant of changes in behavior. Be wary if there is a sudden excessive elevation of the youth's mood in someone who was previously severely depressed. This does not necessarily mean that the youth is getting better. The Teen Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention Workbook is a proactive approach to dealing with the many characteristics that may prompt teens to experience self-harm and/or suicide ideation. The purpose of this workbook is to provide information and tools that build upon each other to help clients manage thoughts, feelings, and behaviors related to self-harm and suicide.