After a suicide: young people speak up

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, Sep 1, 1994 - Family & Relationships - 121 pages
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When someone commits suicide it has a devastating effect on those left behind. Relatives and friends of suicide victims tells of their long and painful struggle to come to terms with the suicide of a loved one. By sharing their experiences, these young people hope to help remove the stigma associated with suicide and to help prevent other deaths. Includes sources of help for teens and a bibliogrpahy.

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User Review  - madhamster - LibraryThing

A collection of interviews with suicide survivors, either family of suiciders or those who have contemplated or attempted suicide. The book is hard-hitting and honest. Read full review

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User Review  - BobCronk - LibraryThing

A powerful book told by the survivors of suicide. Family, friends and actual people who attempted suicide relate their experience in their own words. Their confusion, pain, anguish and ultimate acceptance are transmitted through the pages of this book. Read full review



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Susan Kuklin is a noted author and photographer of books for young children as well as for older readers. Her seven previous photo essays for Bradbury Press have been hailed as "models of photojournalism for young readers" "(The New York Times Book Review), " as "notable for their realistic approaches, relatively detailed text, and attractive format" "(ALA Booklist), " and as "excellent additions to any library" "(School Library Journal)." Her highly praised books for older readers include "Fighting Back" and "What Do I Do Now?

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