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            Being a True Hero
              

            Being a True Hero (Paperback)

            By Hempseed, Michael

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $24.99
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            Too often we exclusively associate suicide with depression, Being A True Hero looks at the many causes of suicide, from depression, bullying, brain injuries, psychosis, lack of sleep, childhood trauma, the cluster effect, loneliness, failure and many more. This book will help the... reader to know more about suicide, whether they are a concerned parent, a friend, an employer, a counsellor, sports coach or a doctor. The book is the result of over 10 years research. Michael Hempseed effortlessly merges scientific research with real world examples, he presents complex scientific information in a way that anyone can understand. Being a True Hero, is full of possibilities for recovery and the sheer number of options for help will astound many readers. More importantly he shows that no matter how bad the situation is, there is always hope. "An easy to read and thoroughly worthwhile book." -Dr. Sue Bagshaw, Senior Lecturer of Paediatrics at the Christchurch School of Medicine. "A beacon of hope to the community...Michael's thorough research is narrated with insightful reflections from practical experience...Highly recommended to those in the Health & Teaching Professions." -Dr. Susan Maree Taylor, rural GP
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            ISBN 9780473471903
            Published NZ 20 Feb 2019
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age General Audience
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            2 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Loss Adjustment
             

            Loss Adjustment (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Collins, Linda

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $31.20
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            • Temporarily out of stock

            Linda Collins gets up on a Monday morning, dresses for work, makes coffee and goes into her daughter Victoria's bedroom. Why hasn't Vicky got up yet? It's an important day: the start of the second term of her final year at school. Today she will hear her latest exam results. T...he bedroom is empty. So begins every parent's worst nightmare. Collins, a New Zealand journalist based in Singapore, writes with startling candour about her daughter's suicide: the secrets she kept from her parents, the revelations in the personal journals she left behind, and the struggle of Collins and Malcolm McLeod, Victoria's father, to find answers in the midst of enormous grief. How, they ask themselves, could they have missed the signs? What did the counsellors at Victoria's school know about her state of mind? Did her school friends have any idea how desperate she was? And above all, why would a beautiful, talented, much loved young woman take her own life? Loss Adjustment is a wake-up call. New Zealand has the highest suicide rate for teenagers among the world's wealthy developed countries. Most of those who kill themselves are, like Victoria McLeod, aged 15 to 19. Linda Collins examines the tragedy of teenage suicide from her profoundly personal viewpoint, while Victoria's journals, uncovered after her death, give an incredibly valuable insight into the unseen stresses and anxieties suffered by many teenagers.
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            ISBN 9781927249703
            Published NZ 6 Nov 2020
            Publisher Awa Press
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            Survive And Thrive, Choose Life : A Suicide Prevention Handbook For Those At Risk And Those Who Want To Help
              

            Survive And Thrive, Choose Life : A Suicide Prevention Handbook For Those At Risk And Those Who Want To Help (Paperback)

            By Huitson, Sylvia; Edited by Freeman, Kerin

            • RRP: $24.99
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            The title really says it all - survive and thrive - choose life, a suicide prevention handbok for those at risk and those who want to help. Easy to read and understand and to put in place.

            ISBN 9780473220082
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2012
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
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