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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 Collection, Call number: YA 362.2 GOL

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 Collection, Call number: YA 362.2 WAH

Summary: Mr. Badii, ceaselessly driving through the red-brown hills around Tehran in search of assistance in his suicide, receives from each of the men he asks for help a viewpoint on life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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

Joiner, Thomas E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.858445 JOI

Lidbeck, Brandy

Summary: "After a suicide, loved ones painfully struggle to make sense of the unexplainable tragedy. The Gift of Second comes alongside loss survivors and helps navigate the common pitfalls for those left behind. It offers hope and encouragement to guide survivors through this desperate time. In The Gift of Second, you will explore the ins and outs of grief and trauma; release the guilt and shame...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gift Pub. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 LID

Child, Lincoln.

Summary: The Thorpes were the perfect couple: young, attractive, and ideally matched. But the veil of perfection can mask many secrets. When the Thorpes are found dead in their tasteful Flagstaff living room after having committed double suicide, alarms go off in the executive offices of Eden, Incorporated, the worldwide matchmaking phenomenon that uses its astonishing artificial intelligence and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2004

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

Robinson, Rita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Page Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.28 ROB

Summary: In the late 1980s, 61-year-old former pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian launched a crusade to provide what he considered a humane and dignified option for the terminally ill--assisted suicide. Aided by his loyal friend Neal Nicol, and his older sister Margo Janus, Kevorkian begins offering his "death counseling" services to a grateful and burgeoning clientele. He earns the support of Hemlock...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Films 2010

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie You 2010

Kuklin, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.28 KUK

Summary: In Physician Suicide Letters—Answered, Dr. Wible exposes the pervasive and largely hidden medical culture of bullying, hazing, and abuse that claims the lives of countless medical students, doctors, and patients. Now—for the first time released to the public—here are private letters and last words from our doctors who could no longer bear the pain of an abusive medical system. What you don’t...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Wible, M.D., Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 816 PHY

Barry, Brunonia.

Summary: Zee Finch, a psychotherapist, has come home to Salem to take care of her ailing father and to try to figure out her own life after the suicide of one of her patients, which was made even more difficult by Zee's past--her mother committed suicide herself, in front of her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BAR

Niven, Jennifer

Summary: "Told in alternating voices, when Theodore Finch and Violet Markey meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school-- both teetering on the edge-- it's the beginning of an unlikely relationship, a journey to discover the "natural wonders" of the state of Indiana, and two teens' desperate desire to heal and save one another"

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Ashton, Jennifer

Summary: Shares the author's experiences after the suicide of her ex-husband, as well as the most recent insights into suicide from the medical community. When her ex-husband killed himself soon after their divorce, Ashton's world-- and that of her children-- was shattered. At once a deeply personal trauma, and a devastating public epidemic, suicide affects millions who are left behind and must work...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.28 ASH

Super, Lisa

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Daphne Bowman, a bookish drama nerd in public school, might never have crossed paths with Oliver, the popular, outgoing mascot for his private school's football team, but one event has bound them inextricably. Daphne's older sister, Emily, and Oliver's older brother, Jason, who were high school sweethearts, committed suicide together seven years earlier. When Daphne uncovers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Diversion Books. 2018

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Asher, Jay

Summary: When high school student Clay Jensen receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2007

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ASH

Summary: A startling look at preacher Jim Jones, his life prior to the mass-suicides in Guyana, and the event that took place leading up to that fateful day in 1978.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JON

Summary: A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ORP

Mackintosh, Clare

Summary: Two years ago, Tom and Caroline Johnson committed suicide, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their adult daughter Anna is struggling to come to terms with her parents' deaths, unable to comprehend why they chose to end their lives. Now with a young baby herself, she feels her mother's presence keenly and is determined to find out what really happened to her parents. But as Anna...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2018

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Emmich, Val

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Summary: Evan goes from being a nobody to everyone's hero and a social media superstar after a chance encounter with Connor just before his suicide leads others to believe Evan was his only friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION EMM

Weingarten, Lynn

Summary: They say Delia burned herself to death in her stepfather's shed, but June does not believe it was suicide because she and Delia used to be closer than anything, but one night a year ago, everything changed when they and June's boyfriend Ryan let their good time get out of hand, and now, a year later, June owes it to Delia to know if her best friend committed suicide or was murdered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WEI

Asher, Jay

Summary: Clay Jensen desearía no tener nada que ver con la casetas que grabó Hannah Baker. Porque Hannah está muerta y se debería haber llevado sus secretos con ella. Pero si Clay recibió las casetas es porque, de alguna manera, él fue responsable de la muerte de la joven. Y lo que ella grabó en esas cintas puede cambiar la vida de Clay y de todos sus compañeros para siempre.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VRYA, un sello de V&R Editoras 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPA

Summary: Faith comes face-to-face with failure as a 19-year-old girl prepares to become a suicide bomber. There is no explanation as to why she has come to her conviction, only that she believes in her decision absolutely. She decides to bring terror to New York with a mission to bomb Times Square. Inspired by actual events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Two 1980s' feature films about Eddie Wilson, whose car took a dive off a Jersey bridge with the troubled rock idol at the wheel. His body was never found.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Four to eight percent of American children experience bouts of major depression. Among teenage girls, that rate can be as high as sixteen percent. This program from The Doctor Is In emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and treatment to avoid potential patterns of repeated depression later in life-and to prevent substance abuse and suicide. Children suffering from depression talk about...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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