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How I stayed alive when my brain was trying to kill me : one person's guide to suicide prevention / Susan Rose Blauner.

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  • ISBN: 0066211212 (hc : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, [2002]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [295]-302) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Machine generated contents note: ONE -- SO YOU THINK YOU WANT TO DIE? -- Hello 3 -- The Reality of Suicidal Fantasy 7 -- Moderation and Time Limits 10 -- Me 11 -- Finding Life Essence 22 -- Change (Arghhh) and Choices 25 -- TWO -- OUTTHINKING SUICIDE -- Breathing 29 -- The Language of Suicide 32 -- The Neuron Superhighway 37 -- The Grim Reaper 42 -- Brain Style 45 -- Recognizing and Avoiding Triggers 48 -- Stopping the Snowball 52 -- Finding Relief 54 -- THREE -- TRICKS OF THE TRADE -- TRICK #1 Asking for Help 59 -- TRICK #2 Emergency Contacts 64 -- TRICK #3 A Crisis Plan 69 -- TRICK #4 Feelings 82 -- Identifying Feelings 83 -- Feelings Chart 84 -- Feelings Galore List 86 -- Tracing Feelings Back 89 -- Stating a Feeling 93 -- TRICK #5 Feelings Versus Facts 94 -- TRICK #6 The Brady Bunch Syndrome 97 -- TRICK #7 Spirituality, Nature, Meditation 99 -- Spirituality 99 -- Nature 107 -- Meditation 113 -- TRICK #8 Acting As If 118 -- TRICK#9 HALT 119 -- Hungry 120 -- Angry 126 -- Lonely 129 -- Tired 133 -- TRICK #10 Keeping a Journal 137 -- TRICK #11 Tasks and Activities-Healthy Diversions 141 -- TRICK #12 The Telephone Lifeline and Phone Lists 143 -- TRICK #13 Contracts for Safety 145 -- TRICK #14 Brain Food 149 -- TRICK #15 Therapy 153 -- TRICK #16 Vitamin "P" 161 -- TRICK #17 "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning"- -- Sayings and Affirmations 165 -- TRICK #18 Mirror Work and Inner Dialoguing 171 -- TRICK #19 Service-Helping Others 175 -- TRICK #20 Movement and Exercise 179 -- TRICK #21 Sound and Color 184 -- Sound 184 -- Color 188 -- TRICK #22 Support Groups 189 -- TRICK #23 Structure 191 -- TRICK #24 Hospitalization 193 -- TRICK #25 What About an Afterlife? 197 -- FOUR -- THERE IS HOPE! -- LETTERS FROM MY THERAPIST, FAMILY, AND FRIENDS -- Honesty 203 -- Sylvia's Perspective 204 -- A Brother's Walk on Eggshells 207 -- Watching Her Husband, My Brother 208 -- Like a Holiday from Adulthood 209 -- God Doesn't Make Junk! 211 -- Sue's Song 213 -- Rich with Humanity, Hope, and Change 214 -- FIVE -- HELPING THE SUICIDAL THINKER -- Introduction 219 -- Risk Factors and Warning Signs 225 -- Suicide Facts and Statistics 231 -- WORDS -- What I Heard Versus What I Needed to Hear 233 -- Delivery and Timing 238 -- Expressing Your Feelings 241 -- Acknowledging Their Pain 243 -- Speaking from Love 244 -- BELIEFS -- Secrets Are Deadly 246 -- It's Okay to Talk About It 249 -- It's a Family Challenge 252 -- Change Is Possible 254 -- ACTIONS -- Listening Well 255 -- Respecting Boundaries While Taking Action 258 -- Practicing Patience and Compassion 261 -- Getting Educated and Finding Your Own Support 262 -- six -- UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN -- geese (a poem written by Christopher Brehl) 267 -- I Recognize 268 -- Destiny 270 -- SEVEN -- HOTLINES, WEBSITES, AND OTHER RESOURCES -- Hotlines and Suicide Prevention Organizations 273 -- Crisis Hotlines 273 -- Hotlines in Canada 275 -- Organizations 276 -- Organizations in Canada 291 -- Twelve Step Organizations 292 -- Book Lists 293 -- Books Useful to Me 295 -- General Works 296 -- On Youth 297 -- On the Elderly 298 -- For Professionals 298 -- For Survivors 300.
Subject: Suicide > Prevention.
Suicidal behavior > Prevention.
Suicide > Prevention.
Suicidal behavior > Prevention.
Suicide > Prevention & control.

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