Living When a Young Friend Commits Suicide

Living When a Young Friend Commits Suicide

by Earl A. Grollman, Max Malikow

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Overview

In the last thirty years, the suicide rate among young people has tripled. In this book addressed to the young survivors of this epidemic, Earl A. Grollman, the internationally known lecturer, writer, and grief counselor, and Max Malikow, a psychotherapist and pastoral counselor, offer solace and guidance to adolescents who are confronted with someone of their own age who is contemplating or has committed suicide.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807025031
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 09/28/1999
Series: Or Even Starts Talking about It
Pages: 122
Sales rank: 837,578
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Earl A. Grollman, a pioneer in the field of crisis intervention, was rabbi of the Beth El Temple Center in Belmont, Massachusetts, for 36 years. A certified death educator and counselor, he was cited as "Hero of The Heartland" for his work with the families and volunteers of the Oklahoma City bombing.

Dr. Grollman has spoken at many colleges, clergy institutes, seminaries, physicians' forums, and hospital nursing associations, and has frequently addressed support groups such as The Compassionate Friends and Mothers Against Drunk Driving. He has also appeared on numerous national television and radio programs, including the Oprah Winfrey Show, Children's Journal, All Things Considered, and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. He was featured on National Public Radio's The End of Life: Exploring Death in America series in the roundtable discussion on grief and bereavement.

He is the author of several books including Living When a Loved One Has Died, Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers, and Living When a Young Friend Commits Suicide.

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