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The Resource Dead serious : breaking the cycle of teen suicide : a book for teens, adults & educators, Jane Mersky Leder

Dead serious : breaking the cycle of teen suicide : a book for teens, adults & educators, Jane Mersky Leder

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Dead serious : breaking the cycle of teen suicide : a book for teens, adults & educators
Title
Dead serious
Title remainder
breaking the cycle of teen suicide : a book for teens, adults & educators
Statement of responsibility
Jane Mersky Leder
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Teenagers who struggle with stress, grades, bullying, anxiety and depression, and sexual and gender identity may find themselves in crisis and end their lives. Learn how to break the cycle of teen suicide by recognizing the warning signs, encouraging conversation, and setting up a network of peers and trusted adults who can listen and, if necessary, connect to medical health professionals. Suicide is preventable
Additional physical form
Issued also as an ebook.
Cataloging source
DON
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leder, Jane Mersky
Dewey number
362.280835
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
no index present
Intended audience
12 and up
LC call number
HV6546
LC item number
.L43 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenagers
  • Suicide
  • Adolescent psychology
  • Adolescent psychology
  • Suicide
  • Teenagers
  • United States
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Dead serious : breaking the cycle of teen suicide : a book for teens, adults & educators, Jane Mersky Leder
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 1987 with subtitle, A book for teenagers about teenage suicide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Natalie's story
  • Chapter 7:
  • Bullying : A power play that hurts
  • What is bullying, anyway?
  • Myths and facts about bullying
  • Climbing the social ladder
  • What we know about bullying and suicide
  • David's story
  • 13 reasons why
  • Witnessing bullying
  • Chapter 1:
  • Bethanne's story
  • Callan's story
  • Cyber bullying: Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide
  • What's the solution?
  • Strategies: ways to stop/react to bullying
  • Chapter 8:
  • LGBTQ: overcoming the stigma with resiliency and pride
  • An abridged glossary of terms
  • Doing just fine, thank you
  • Milanka's story
  • When it's someone you know
  • "Gender-expansive" children and young adults
  • Not a level playing field
  • Being outed
  • Rejection by family and friends
  • Physical safety at school and beyond
  • August's story
  • Homelessness
  • Ali's story
  • Substance abuse
  • Suicide
  • Kevin's story
  • Sky's story
  • On being transgender: It's not a disorder -- Hope
  • Strategies: valuable resources
  • Chapter 9:
  • Connections
  • Josh's story
  • Dylan's story, take 2
  • Strategies: Listening
  • Your friends are the first to know
  • Strategies: Mirroring ("Mirrow on the wall . . .")
  • Reactions to suicide
  • Strategies: When a friend won't talk
  • Strategies: Paying attention to nonverbal clues
  • Strategies: How to ask good questions
  • Sucide prevention programs that make the grade
  • Strategies: Suicide hotlines
  • Fire within
  • The Trevor Project: "Saving young lives: in the LGBTQ community
  • Strategies: Where to get help
  • Sources of strength: Peers rule
  • SOS Spinoffs: We have your back
  • Denial
  • What now?
  • "You've got a friend"
  • Blame
  • Guild
  • Anger
  • Grief
  • Foreword
  • Search for answers
  • Healing never goes in a straight line
  • Strategies: resources
  • Chapter 2:
  • Behind the statistics
  • Youth risk behavior survey
  • The teenage brain
  • Sleep
  • Don't you know? It's all academic
  • Homework: The 10-minute rule
  • I'm not a stranger to suicide
  • Social media: 9 hours a day
  • Loss: Death
  • Loss: Divorce
  • Loss: Support
  • Moves are tough
  • Economic stress
  • When things do wrong in childhood -
  • Sexual/physical/verbal abuse
  • The facts
  • Chris's story
  • Teen suicide: dead serious
  • Strategies: Where to find help
  • Chapter 3:
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Strategies: What can you do to be less anxious?
  • Strategies: Some cool apps
  • Depression
  • Sign of depression
  • Some major risks factors for depression
  • What causes depression?
  • Here's the thing
  • Professionals treating depression
  • Advances in treating depression
  • Depression on the rise for teenage girls
  • Strategies: What can you do to feel less depressed?
  • Self-harm: Cutting
  • Strategies: If you're a teen cutter
  • Chapter 4:
  • Exploding the myths/ recognizing the warning signals
  • A quiz
  • Exploding the sucicide myths
  • A parable: As told to me by Scott LoMurray, sources of strength
  • Joe and Jeff's story
  • Ron's story
  • Tim's story
  • Jeffery's story
  • Steve's story
  • SOS: Sucide warning signs
  • Six general general warning signs
  • Acting out
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • The opioid epidemic
  • Why a second edition of Dead Serious?
  • Teens mix prescriptions with other substances
  • Passive behavior
  • Changes in eating habits
  • Changes in sleeping habits
  • Fear of separation
  • Stragegies: Where to get help - an introductory list
  • Specific warning signs
  • Abrupt changes in personality
  • Sudden mood swings
  • Risky behavior
  • Middle school kids
  • Decreased interest in school and poor grades
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Loss or lack of friends
  • Final distress signals
  • Loss of an important person or thing
  • Hopelessness
  • Obsession with death
  • Making a will/giving away possessons
  • Strategies: What can you do?
  • Chapter 5: Suicide survivors
  • Three big takeaways
  • Every suicide leaves an estimated six or more "suicide survivors" - people who've lost someone they care about deeply and are left grieving a struggling to understand
  • My mother's story
  • Bev and Ron's story
  • My sibling story
  • Stategies: Join a suicide survivor's group
  • Strategies: Read a book
  • Chapter 6:
  • Over the edge : Interviews with suicide attempters
  • Kate's story
  • Kurt's story
Control code
on1002018858
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
2nd edition, completely revised & updated.
Extent
195 pages
Isbn
9781946229533
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
System control number
(OCoLC)1002018858
Label
Dead serious : breaking the cycle of teen suicide : a book for teens, adults & educators, Jane Mersky Leder
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 1987 with subtitle, A book for teenagers about teenage suicide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Natalie's story
  • Chapter 7:
  • Bullying : A power play that hurts
  • What is bullying, anyway?
  • Myths and facts about bullying
  • Climbing the social ladder
  • What we know about bullying and suicide
  • David's story
  • 13 reasons why
  • Witnessing bullying
  • Chapter 1:
  • Bethanne's story
  • Callan's story
  • Cyber bullying: Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide
  • What's the solution?
  • Strategies: ways to stop/react to bullying
  • Chapter 8:
  • LGBTQ: overcoming the stigma with resiliency and pride
  • An abridged glossary of terms
  • Doing just fine, thank you
  • Milanka's story
  • When it's someone you know
  • "Gender-expansive" children and young adults
  • Not a level playing field
  • Being outed
  • Rejection by family and friends
  • Physical safety at school and beyond
  • August's story
  • Homelessness
  • Ali's story
  • Substance abuse
  • Suicide
  • Kevin's story
  • Sky's story
  • On being transgender: It's not a disorder -- Hope
  • Strategies: valuable resources
  • Chapter 9:
  • Connections
  • Josh's story
  • Dylan's story, take 2
  • Strategies: Listening
  • Your friends are the first to know
  • Strategies: Mirroring ("Mirrow on the wall . . .")
  • Reactions to suicide
  • Strategies: When a friend won't talk
  • Strategies: Paying attention to nonverbal clues
  • Strategies: How to ask good questions
  • Sucide prevention programs that make the grade
  • Strategies: Suicide hotlines
  • Fire within
  • The Trevor Project: "Saving young lives: in the LGBTQ community
  • Strategies: Where to get help
  • Sources of strength: Peers rule
  • SOS Spinoffs: We have your back
  • Denial
  • What now?
  • "You've got a friend"
  • Blame
  • Guild
  • Anger
  • Grief
  • Foreword
  • Search for answers
  • Healing never goes in a straight line
  • Strategies: resources
  • Chapter 2:
  • Behind the statistics
  • Youth risk behavior survey
  • The teenage brain
  • Sleep
  • Don't you know? It's all academic
  • Homework: The 10-minute rule
  • I'm not a stranger to suicide
  • Social media: 9 hours a day
  • Loss: Death
  • Loss: Divorce
  • Loss: Support
  • Moves are tough
  • Economic stress
  • When things do wrong in childhood -
  • Sexual/physical/verbal abuse
  • The facts
  • Chris's story
  • Teen suicide: dead serious
  • Strategies: Where to find help
  • Chapter 3:
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Strategies: What can you do to be less anxious?
  • Strategies: Some cool apps
  • Depression
  • Sign of depression
  • Some major risks factors for depression
  • What causes depression?
  • Here's the thing
  • Professionals treating depression
  • Advances in treating depression
  • Depression on the rise for teenage girls
  • Strategies: What can you do to feel less depressed?
  • Self-harm: Cutting
  • Strategies: If you're a teen cutter
  • Chapter 4:
  • Exploding the myths/ recognizing the warning signals
  • A quiz
  • Exploding the sucicide myths
  • A parable: As told to me by Scott LoMurray, sources of strength
  • Joe and Jeff's story
  • Ron's story
  • Tim's story
  • Jeffery's story
  • Steve's story
  • SOS: Sucide warning signs
  • Six general general warning signs
  • Acting out
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • The opioid epidemic
  • Why a second edition of Dead Serious?
  • Teens mix prescriptions with other substances
  • Passive behavior
  • Changes in eating habits
  • Changes in sleeping habits
  • Fear of separation
  • Stragegies: Where to get help - an introductory list
  • Specific warning signs
  • Abrupt changes in personality
  • Sudden mood swings
  • Risky behavior
  • Middle school kids
  • Decreased interest in school and poor grades
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Loss or lack of friends
  • Final distress signals
  • Loss of an important person or thing
  • Hopelessness
  • Obsession with death
  • Making a will/giving away possessons
  • Strategies: What can you do?
  • Chapter 5: Suicide survivors
  • Three big takeaways
  • Every suicide leaves an estimated six or more "suicide survivors" - people who've lost someone they care about deeply and are left grieving a struggling to understand
  • My mother's story
  • Bev and Ron's story
  • My sibling story
  • Stategies: Join a suicide survivor's group
  • Strategies: Read a book
  • Chapter 6:
  • Over the edge : Interviews with suicide attempters
  • Kate's story
  • Kurt's story
Control code
on1002018858
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
2nd edition, completely revised & updated.
Extent
195 pages
Isbn
9781946229533
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
System control number
(OCoLC)1002018858

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