Eight Stories Up : An Adolescent Chooses Hope Over Suicide Paperback / softback
Part of the Adolescent Mental Health Initiative series
This is a book for adolescents who have contemplated suicide, or who may be at risk for doing so.
As a teenager, author DeQuincy Lezine was one of the many young people each year who attempt suicide.
Instead, he sought psychiatric help and went on to found the first ever campus-based chapter of the Suicide Prevention Action Network USA.
In Eight Stories Up, Lezine discusses his own struggles with suicidal thoughts and provides valuable information that young peopleneed, such as how to find professional help, what types of problems and illnesses may lead to suicidal behavioUrs, available therapies, and how to cope at home and at school.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
- Publication Date: 01/03/2008
- Category: Personal & social issues: death & bereavement (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9780195325577