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The Power to Prevent Suicide: A Guide for Teens Helping Teens

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When teens consider suicide, they often tell other teensandmdash;if not always directly, then in other ways. Updated with new facts, statistics, and resources, 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. It also suggests ways for teens to help themselves when they're feeling stressed or depressed.and#160;

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When teens consider suicide, they often tell other teens—if not always directly, then in other ways. Updated with new facts, statistics, and resources, 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. It also suggests ways for teens to help themselves when they're feeling stressed or depressed. 

About the Author

Dr. Richard E. Nelson has given more than 600 workshops and seminars in 27 states on suicide prevention, youth at risk, and stress. He has been a high school teacher, a counselor in junior high school, and a junior high school principal. He now works at the University of Kansas as the assistant director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Watkins Student Health Center and is an associate professor of counseling psychology. In 1994, Dr. Nelson was the first recipient of the Kansas School Counselor Association award for Outstanding Post-Secondary Counselor in Kansas. In recognition of outstanding service to counseling in Kansas, he was also awarded the Kansas Counseling Association Hall of Fame Award for 1994.

Judith C. Galas started as a journalist in 1978 and has reported from Montana, New York, London, and Kansas City. For years she worked as a freelance writer and has published more than a dozen books, including several for young adults. She loves teaching her seventh graders at Bishop Seabury Academy, in Lawrence, Kansas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781575422060
Subtitle:
A Guide for Teens Helping Teens
Publisher:
Free Spirit Publishing
Editor:
Espeland, Pamela
Author:
Nelson, Richard E.
Author:
Nelson, Richard E., PH.D.
Author:
Cobain, Bev
Author:
Galas, Judith C.
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Teenagers
Subject:
Suicide
Subject:
Health & Daily Living - General
Subject:
Teenagers -- Suicidal behavior -- United States.
Subject:
Situations / Suicide
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Health-General
Subject:
suicide prevention; Depression; death; warning signs; stress
Subject:
prevent suicide; dying; teen suicide; bipolar; mental disorders; counseling
Subject:
grief and loss; grief; loss; treatment
Edition Description:
Updated Edition
Publication Date:
20060715
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
black and white
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.41 lb
Age Level:
13-17

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Children's » Nonfiction » Health » General
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General
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Young Adult » Nonfiction » Teen Issues

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When teens consider suicide, they often tell other teens—if not always directly, then in other ways. Updated with new facts, statistics, and resources, 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. It also suggests ways for teens to help themselves when they're feeling stressed or depressed. 
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