Understanding suicide [electronic resource] : A National Epidemic. Connie Goldsmith.
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- ISBN: 9781512411423 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781512420746 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, 2016.
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Suicide is among the top three causes of death for young people ages 15 to 24. In fact, this global epidemic claims 41,000 lives per year in the United States alone. Suicide touches people of all ages—from those who consider and attempt suicide to those who lose a loved to suicide. Yet silence often surrounds these deaths and makes suicide difficult to understand.Looking beyond common myths and misconceptions, author Connie Goldsmith examines common risk factors and covers warning signs, ways to reach out to a suffering loved one, and precautions that can save lives. And survivors' personal stories offer honest examinations of both grief and hope.
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