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Linehan, Marsha

Summary: Marsha Linehan tells the story of her journey from suicidal teenager to world-renowned developer of the life-saving behavioral therapy DBT, using her own struggle to develop life skills for others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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Andō, Natsumi.

Summary: She's Awake! Having wandered the realm between life and death, Arisa finally awakens. But, she doesn't remember anything...?! Then when Midori suddenly appears at the hospital and hands her something, she disappears! What is the relationship between Midori "The King" and Arisa?!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 ARI

Patterson, James

Summary: The family lawyer: Criminal defense attorney Matthew Hovanes is at the height of his career with a good marriage and popular athlete daughter Hannah, and smart computer whiz son Daniel. But their lives are shattered when a local girl commits suicide after being anonymously bullied-and Hannah is accused of cyber-stalking her. Convinced of Hannah's innocence, Matthew is determined to save his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Patterson 2017

Wahl, Elizabeth

Summary: "Describes the political, social, and emotional difficulties with suicide"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 362.2 WAH

Goldsmith, Connie

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 362.2 GOL

Jamison, Kay R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8584 JAM

Summary: "The most famous film by Italian provocateur Marco Ferreri, La Grande bouffe was reviled on release for its perversity, decadence and attack on the bourgeoisie, yet won the prestigious FIPRESCI prize after its controversial screening at the Cannes Film Festival. Four friends retreat to a country mansion where they determine to eat themselves to death whilst engaging in group sex with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GRA

Summary: A complex exploration of the physical and emotional effects of trauma. A college student attempts suicide after a brutal sexual assault but is stopped by a mechanic whose kindness, however, soon takes an unsettling turn. Startlingly modern in its frankness and psychological realism, the film represents one of the purest on-screen expressions of the sensibility of the intimate community of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SOM

Andō, Natsumi.

Summary: Tsubasa thinks that her pretty and popular sister, Arisa, has the perfect life. Everyone at school loves Arisa, unlike the hot-tempered Tsubasa, whose nickname is "the Demon Princess." But when Arisa attempts suicide, Tsubasa learns that her seemingly perfect sister has been keeping some dark secrets. Now Tsubasa is going undercover at school--disguised as Arisa--in search of the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2010

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Harris, Charlaine

Summary: At Midnight's local pawnshop, weapons are flying off the shelves, and used in sudden and dramatic suicides right at the main crossroads in town. Who better to figure out why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, while translating mysterious texts, discovers what makes Midnight the town it is. There's a reason why witches and werewolves, killers and psychics, have been drawn to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Hornby, Nick.

Summary: Meet Martin, JJ, Jess, and Maureen. Four people who come together on New Year's Eve: a former TV talk show host, a musician, a teenage girl, and a mother. Three are British, one is American. They encounter one another on the roof of Topper's House, a London destination famous as the last stop for those ready to end their lives. This is a tale of connections made and missed, punishing regrets,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOR

Swarthout, Glendon

Summary: Four women in the isolated frontier territory go mad, and it is up to the unlikely combination of homesteader Mary Bee Cuddy and ne'er-do-well Briggs to escort them east to safety.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SWA

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Summary: Hoping to earn extra money, an innocent and reserved scholarship student at an exclusive prep school agrees to look after a blind, retired Lieutenant Colonel, who takes him off for a wild weekend in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1998

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Plath, Sylvia.

Summary: This novel--echoing Plath's own experiences as a rising writer/editor in the early 1950s--chronicles the nervous breakdown of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, successful, but slowly going under, and maybe for the last time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PLA

Robinson, Gary

Summary: After a failed suicide attempt, seventeen-year-old Rhonda Runningcrane is inspired to help a crew protesting against an oil company running a pipeline through sacred Native land in North Dakota.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ROB

Summary: This is the story of a young man, David, who at 16 years of age survived a suicide attempt. Now 22, he shares the events of his life leading up to the attempt, including how low self-esteem led to drug addiction, and how the addiction encouraged the sense that life was no longer worth living. David goes on to describe the suicide attempt, his recovery from addiction, and how he has since...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: It leads to anxiety, personality changes, substance abuse, and suicidal depression. Considering the symptoms, it's easy to see how PCS, or post-concussion syndrome, could be the most under-diagnosed condition affecting young people today. Athletes in high-impact sports are the most at risk, but which other groups are vulnerable? What actions should be taken when the disorder is suspected? How...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Though aging has its challenges, depression and its frequent companion, substance abuse, need not be among them. This program dispels the myth that there is something inherently depressing about aging. It explores the complex relationship between depression, alcohol, and substance abuse, showing how knowledge of symptoms, family support, and early treatment can restore the capacity for pleasure...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Although the stigma of depression is fading, less than half of those who need help with depression will seek it out. Using several patient histories, this program addresses mild, moderate, and severe depression as well as the specialized cases of vascular depression, treatment-resistant depression, and the depressive aspect of bipolar disorder. Signs and symptoms of depression are spelled out,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Psychiatry professor and clinical psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison knows all about bipolar disorder-from the inside out. A patient herself, she is a nationally recognized expert on that condition at Johns Hopkins University, shining light into the darkest and most frightening corners of her life for the benefit of medical science. In this ABC News program, Dr. Jamison-a MacArthur Fellow and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: For two years, the narrator of this program went through a nightmare, feeling a self-hatred and worthlessness beyond love and redemption that he described as "the concentration camp of the mind." This video presents one man's attempt to convey the ordeal of severe depression by writing a memoir about the experience. Dramatic reenactments, along with interviews of the narrator's psychiatrist,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Stephen Fry knows that the taunting voice in his head is a symptom of his bipolar disorder, but he has not sought medical treatment for the disease. In this program Fry looks into the options available for BPD patients after discovering that his illness has progressed. Like many, he rejects lithium due to its cognitive dulling effect, though actor Richard Dreyfuss tells Fry he had great success...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Comedian Joshua Walters, who has bipolar affective disorder, tells audiences that he walks the line between mental illness and mental "skillness." In this funny, thought-provoking TEDTalk, Walters endorses the idea of riding the manic edge of creativity and drive instead of medicating it away. "The crazier I get on stage, the more entertaining I become," Walters says. Sure to be a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Hutchinson, Shaun David

Summary: “I wasn’t depressed because I was gay. I was depressed and gay.” Shaun David Hutchinson was nineteen. Confused. Struggling to find the vocabulary to understand and accept who he was and how he fit into a community in which he couldn’t see himself. The voice of depression told him that he would never be loved or wanted, while powerful and hurtful messages from society told him that being gay...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 HUT

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