Suicide Awareness and Prevention

For more titles about suicide awareness and prevention, use the Red Land Accessit Catalog
 Teen Suicide
Teen Suicide
by Bradley Steffens   Series:  Thinking Critically  Published 2019
"Through a narrative-driven pro-con format supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations-- this title examines issues related to teen suicide" -- Amazon.

  Teens talk about suicide
Teens Talk about Suicide, Death, and Grieving
by Jennifer Landau   Series: Teen Voices: Real teens discuss real problems  Published 2018
Compiles first-person accounts of young adults discussing their experiences of the deaths of family members and friends and of the suicides of loved ones.

  Suicide information for teens
Suicide Information for Teens: Health tips about suicide causes and prevention, including facts about depression, risk factors, getting help, survivor support, and more 
 Series: Teen Health series   Published 2017
 "Provides consumer health information for teens on suicide risk factors, prevention, treatment of depression, and related psychological conditions common in adolescents. Includes index, resource information, online access and recommendations for further reading"--Provided by publisher.

Truth about suicide

The Truth about Suicide  [e-book]
Robert N. Golden, editor    Series: Truth About series    Published 2010
Alphabetically arranged entries offer teens information on a wide range of topics related to suicide, including causes, warning signs, risk factors, the role of mental illness, self-injury, and prevention.

 When nothing matter anymore
When Nothing Matters Anymore: a Survival Guide for Depressed Teens
by Bev Cobain   Published 2007
A guide to understanding and coping with depression, discussing the different types, how and why the condition begins, how it may be linked to substance abuse or suicide, and how to get help.

Memory of Light 
The Memory of Light 
by Francisco X. Stork
When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, she begins to reflect on the reasons why she feels like a loser compared with the rest of her family, and to see a path ahead where she can make a life of her own.

 All the bright places
All the Bright Places 
by Jennifer Niven
"Told in alternating voices, when Theodore Finch and Violet Markey meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, both teetering on the edge, it's the beginning of an unlikely relationship, a journey to discover the "natural wonders" of the state of Indiana, and two teens' desperate desire to heal and save one another"--Provided by publisher
I was here 
I Was Here 
by Gayle Forman
In an attempt to understand why her best friend committed suicide, eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds retraces her dead friend's footsteps and makes some startling discoveries.

by Sarah Darer Littman 
When Christian, a boy she knows only through Facebook, posts a lot of nasty comments on her page, fifteen-year-old Lara tries to kill herself--but that is only the beginning of the backlash for her sister, Sydney; her former friend Bree; and her classmates.

Last time we say goodbye 
The Last Time We Say Goodbye 
by Cynthia Hand
After her younger brother, Tyler, commits suicide, Lex struggles to work through her grief in the face of a family that has fallen apart, the sudden distance between her and her friends, and memories of Tyler that still feel all too real.
Playlist for the dead 

Playlist for the Dead 

by Michelle Falkoff
After his best friend, Hayden, commits suicide, fifteen-year-old Sam is determined to find out why--using the clues in the playlist Hayden left for him. 

 Sister Pact
The Sister Pact 
by Stacie Ramey
"Allie is devastated when her sister Leah commits suicide--and not just because she misses her. The two teens made a suicide pact so that they'd always be together, and Allie can't understand why she was left behind"--Provided by publisher.

And we stay
And We Stay 
by Jenny Hubbard
Sent to an Amherst, Massachusetts, boarding school after her ex-boyfriend shoots himself, seventeen-year-old Emily expresses herself through poetry as she relives their relationship, copes with her guilt, and begins to heal. 

 Forgive me Leonard Peacock
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock 
by Matthew Quick
A day in the life of a suicidal teen boy saying good-bye to the four people who matter most to him. 

 13 resons why
Thirteen Reasons Why 
by Jay Asher
When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death. 

Stay With Me 
by Garret Freymann-Weyr
When her sister kills herself, sixteen-old Leila goes looking for a reason and, instead, discovers great love, her family's true history, and what her own place in it is. 

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