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Eight stories up [electronic resource] : an adolescent chooses hope over suicide / DeQuincy A. Lezine, with David Brent.

Author/Creator:
Lezine, DeQuincy A., 1977-
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (225 p.)
Series:
Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands' adolescent mental health initiative.
The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands' adolescent mental health initiative
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Subjects:
Teenagers -- Suicidal behavior -- Prevention.
Lezine, DeQuincy A., 1977 -- -Mental health.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Foreword. Preface. One: Crisis. Walking into Madness. A Colossal Wave of Despair. Death on the Mind. The Jump. Saying Goodbye. One of Many in a Desolate Club. Mourning the Thousands. Two: The Background Story. Intelligent and Spirited Child Meets Urban Black World. Turbulent Beginnings. The Hidden Background Story: Biology and Genetics. ""Escape"" From L.A. Three: Inside the Suicidal Mind. Darkening Thoughts. Painful Emotions. Warning Signs, Redux. Psychiatric Disorders Related to Suicide. Riding Out the Wave of Odds. Four: Getting Help. Psychotherapy. Peer Support. Medication 101. Paying for
Contents:
Crisis
The background story
Inside the suicidal mind
Getting help
Recovery
Finding the phoenix : where I am today.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-185) and index.
Contributor:
Brent, David A.
ISBN:
0-19-029606-2
1-281-34214-9
9786611342142
0-19-804365-1
OCLC:
276989007