Waking Up, Alive: The Descent, The Suicide Attempt... and the Return to Life.

Waking Up, Alive: The Descent, The Suicide Attempt... and the Return to Life.

by Richard A. Heckler

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Waking Up, Alive: The Descent, the Suicide Attempt... And, the Return to Life! 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
ReadsEverything2 More than 1 year ago
This was the first and is still the best book that HELPS.  For you or someone you love.  Wish like crazy Williams had had it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"Waking up Alive" engages with great sensitivity and fearless honesty the human experience of pain and suffering. In his book, Dr. Heckler provides us a window into the world of people whose tumultuous life experiences have reached a deep level of despair, hopelessness and isolation. Reading the interviews provides us with a pathway to listen to people who believe they cannot overcome their turmoil, who are walled off from the world and sliding toward the brink of choosing death over life. His book provides insight and understanding regarding the slow road to recovery. Dr. Heckler shares some very direct and poignant interviews showing how people rebuilt their lives and made connections to the world. An excellent read for anyone and a must read for mental health professionals. Harry Seltzer LCSW
Anonymous More than 1 year ago