Synopses & Reviews
Suicide, the second highest cause of death among teenagers, has reached near epidemic proportions among youths aged 15 to 19. In an effort to understand why so many young people attempt to take their own lives, author Marion Crook spoke face-to-face with a number of survivors, then compiled what she learned into a concise, sensitive guide.
Asking questions such as: Why suicide? Who chooses it? How can we listen better? What about the problems of Aboriginal youths and homosexual youths?, this guide speaks to teens in the language that they understand. This helpful guide provides the answers to the questions of today's youth, offering hope and understanding to teens and those who love and work with them.