Suicide is the third leading cause of death for young people. According to the CDC there is 1 Death by Suicide every 13 minutes in the US. For every 1 death there is an estimated 25 attempts. Here are some books and resources to gain understanding and support those in need.
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Understanding Suicide
A National Epidemic
Book - 2017
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 1 copy
What Made Maddy Run
The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of An All-American Teen
Book - 2017
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 5 on 3 copies
The Dougy Center : National Center for Grieving Children & Families
Web Resource
The Dougy Center provides a safe place where grieving children, teens, young adults, and their families can share their experiences. The Dougy Center provides a safe place where grieving children, teens, young adults, and their families can share their experiences. Show less
OK2Talk
Web Resource
A community for teens and young adults struggling with mental health problems. A community for teens and young adults struggling with mental health problems. Show less
Teen Link
Web Resource
Teen Link provides support and counseling for teens who are dealing with violence, drug or alcohol abuse, family or relationship problems, or are contemplating suicide. Teen Link provides support and counseling for teens who are dealing with violence, drug or alcohol abuse, family or relationship problems, or are contemplating suicide. Show less
Crisis Text Line
Web Resource
Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Show less
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Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy
Book - 2017
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 6 on 13 copies
Healing your Grieving Heart for Kids
100 Practical Ideas : Simple Advice and Activities for Children After A Death
Book - 2001
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