Understanding Suicide

Understanding Suicide

A National Epidemic

Book - 2017
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What causes people to take their lives? How can suicides be prevented? Looking beyond common myths and misconceptions, Understanding Suicide examines common risk factors including mental illness, substance abuse, domestic abuse, and bullying.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, [2017]
ISBN: 9781467785709
Branch Call Number: TEEN 362.28 GOLDSMI
Characteristics: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm


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The first question that we ask is "why?" and often there is no answer. The author explores the common risk factors for suicide, including mental illness, substance abuse, domestic abuse, and bullying.

The author provides statistical information on an epidemic that remains largely hidden. Risk factors, warning signs, and methods for reaching out to those struggling with suicidal thoughts are discussed.

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