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The Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition is an active coalition of mental health care providers, educators, elected officials, clergy, law enforcement and criminal justice agencies, residents, community groups, and others working together to maintain community-wide suicide awareness in Juneau. The Coalition is an all-volunteer group. Membership, involvement, and participation is open to all residents, community groups, or others with a concern about suicide in Juneau.
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Mental Health First Aid Training
Similar to 'First Aid' and CPR, 'Mental Health First Aid' teaches you how to help those experiencing mental health problems until professional help is available.
Who: All are welcome. This is a non-clinical public education training for anyone.
What: Mental Health First Aid
Date/Time/Location: May 15, 2014 from 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m. University of Alaska, Southeast Campus, Egan Building - Room 221, Juneau, Alaska 99801
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Books recommended by The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Available now at the
Juneau Public Library
Dying to Be Free: A Healing Guide for Families after a Suicide
Beverly Cobain and Jean Larch, Hazelden Foundation, 2006.
Healing After the Suicide of a Loved One
Ann Smolin and John Guinan, Simon and Schuster, 1993
Silent Grief: Living in the Wake of Suicide
Christopher Lukas and Henry Seiden, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007.
Touched by Suicide: Hope and Healing After Loss
Michael F. Myers, M.D., and Carla Fine, Gotham Books, 2006.
History of a Suicide: My Sister's Unfinished Life
Jill Bialosky, Atria Books, 2011.
In Her Wake: A Child Psychiatrist Explores the Mystery of Her Mother's Suicide
Nancy Rappaport, Basic Books, 2009.
No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One
Carla Fine, Doubleday, 1996.
Sanity & Grace: A Journey of Suicide, Survival, and Strength
Judy Collins, Tarcher/Penguin, 2003.
The Suicide Index: Putting My Father's Death in Order
John Wickersham, Harcourt Inc., 2008.
After a Parent's Suicide: Helping Children Heal
Margo Requarth, Healing Hearts Press, 2006.
Francis Chalifour, Tundra, 2005.
After a Suicide: Young People Speak Up
Susan Kuklin, Putnam Publishing Group, 1994.
Real Men Do Cry: A Quarterback's Inspiring Story of Tackling Deprssion and Surviving Suicide Loss
Eric Hipple, with Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsle. Quality of Life Publishing Co., 2008.
Jeffrey Harrison, Four Way Books, 2006.
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D., Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.
William Styron, Random House, 1990.
Demystifying Psychiatry: A Resource for Patients and Families
Charles Zorumski and Eugen Rubin. Oxford University Press, 2010.
Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide
Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D., Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression
Andrew Solomon, Scribner, 2001.
November of the Soul: The Enigma of Suicide
George Howe Colt, Scribner, 2006.
Why Suicide? Questions and Answers about Suicide, Suicide Prevention, and Coping with the Suicide of Someone You Know (2nd ed.)
Eric Marcus, HaperOne (a division of HaperCollinsPublishers), 2010.
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