If you feel too much : Thoughts on Things Found and Lost and Hoped For. / Jamie Tworkowski.
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- ISBN: 9780698409354 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
In 2006, Jamie Tworkowski was a sales rep for clothing and sports brand Hurley who wanted to do something bigger with his life. Then he met Renee Yohe, a young woman who was addicted to cocaine and was expressing her pain through self-injury. She was beginning to consider suicide. Jamie and other friends encouraged Renee to check into rehab, but they couldn't find a program that would take her. The group decided they would be her detox center. They hosted her at Jamie's apartment for five days to help her get clean enough to take the next steps toward recovery. Jamie wrote a piece about his experience with Renee with the title "To Write Love On Her Arms" and the piece went viral. Shortly after, the non-profit To Write Love On Her Arms was born. Jamie found the "something bigger" he had been searching for.||Nine years later, To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA) has become an internationally recognized leader in the conversation to prevent suicide, self-injury, and...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Tarcher, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1774 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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