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After My Suicide Attempt, I Made This Plan to Stay Alive and Well

…is or any time) but imperative for so many people’s continued survival. In the drab, smelly hospital, focusing — not only on the health of my brain, body, my metaphorical heart, and searching of the soul — became key. The idea of achieving total physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health is what got me through from one day to the next. Morphing from the self-loathing, inner critical thinking creature I had become would not be easy. Soon, I…

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Suicide: What Therapists Need to Know

…national or other state organizations. If your state is not listed, please check with your professional licensing board to determine whether the accreditations listed are accepted.  …

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The Link Between LGBT Youth, Bullying, and Suicide

…al, and Transgendered youth. It was suggested that the data indicated that these young people were suicidal because of their sexual orientation. Where a university study published in the American Journal of Public Health reported that “homosexual or bisexual junior high boys are 7 times more likely than heterosexual boys of the same age to report suicide attempts,” the same study reported that among teenage girls, homosexuality and bisexuality are…

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Learn the CPR of Suicide Prevention Webinar Resources

Here you will find resources from Dr. Lisa Firestone’s September 11, 2014 Webinar “Learn the CPR of Suicide Prevention.” The slides from the presentation, video clips, books, films and additional mentioned resources are all available here. Missed the Webinar? Watch now: See slides from “Learn the CPR of Suicide Prevention” here See a full list of upcoming Webinars with Dr. Lisa Firestone, here * All Webinars are provided by The Glendon Associatio…

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Suicide: What Every Mental Health Professional Should Know – CE Webinar Resources

Here you will find resources from Dr. Lisa Firestone’s September 17, 2013 Webinar ” Suicide: What Every Mental Health Professional Should Know.” The slides from the presentation, video clips, books, films and additional mentioned resources are all available here. Missed the Webinar? Order a video recording. See slides from Suicide: What Every Mental Health Professional Should Know To see a full list of upcoming Webinars with Dr. Lisa Firestone, p…

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Understanding and Preventing Suicide Webinar

Here you will find resources from Dr. Lisa Firestone’s September 18, 2012 Webinar “Understanding and Preventing Suicide.” The slides from the presentation, video clips, books, films and additional mentioned resources are all available here. Missed the Webinar? Watch a recording here or sign up for the Sep. 10, 2013 live online presentation. See slides from Understanding and Preventing Suicide here To see a full list of upcoming webinars with Dr….

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I Hate My Life

…ge. To do this, we can engage in a process known as differentiation, which can help us to distinguish our real wants, goals and desires from undesirable outside influences. As Dr. Robert Firestone wrote in his book The Self Under Siege, “Differentiation is a universal struggle that all human beings face if they wish to fully develop themselves as individuals.” Firestone outlines four essential steps to the process of differentiation that can help

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Insight into the Violent Mind

…nt acting-out behavior in adolescents and adults. Pilot Studies to Develop the Firestone Assessment of Violent Thoughts [FAVT]: As part of the pilot studies used to develop the FAVT, Lisa Firestone had the rare opportunity to conduct in-depth interviews with a number of inmates at the Grendon Therapeutic Prison in Oxford, England and at the Restorative Justice Program [RSVP] in the San Francisco Jail. In both settings, the men revealed the destruc…

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Personal Story of a Life Touched by Suicide

…e who loved him dearly, most importantly four children who called him Dad. The youngest, was only 6 years old at the time of his death. His death started our family on a trajectory which continues to impact us today. His youngest child became an important part of our immediate family. Even though we lived in different states, we spent summers and holidays together. My daughter loved her like a sister. She loved my husband even though it was diffic…

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How to Talk With Your Adolescent About Their Drug or Alcohol Use

…a coping strategy to feel less badly (not because you are bad). Know that you can help your child find healthier ways to cope. No matter how terrified you feel, know that your love and concern can be a great strength for your child’s recovery from substance use. There is hope that you can restore connection with your child, and help them accept treatment. Techniques to address substance abuse within the family have come a long way even since one…

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