Dead Serious: Breaking the Cycle of Teen Suicide

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Dead Serious

Are You or Someone You Know:

  • Under a lot of stress?
  • Grappling with your sexual/gender identity?
  • Struggling academically?
  • Being bullied?
  • Feeling anxious/depressed?
  • Thinking about suicide?

The completely revised and updated 2nd edition of the award-winning Dead Serious: Breaking the Cycle of Teen Suicide provides tools and strategies for teens, adults and educators to help break the cycle of suicide. Teens talk about their lives, their problems, and ways to feel less stressed and more optimistic. Having a friend who will listen and a trusted adult to turn to can make all the difference.


“This updated edition is as fresh as it is urgently needed–a life-giving essential resource.” — Foreword Reviews

” . . . A must-read for anyone who loves a teen or works with one.” — Deborah Serani, Psy.D., author of Living with Depression

“A straight-forward and honest look at the most important issue facing our teens today. The variety of real-life stories in Dead Serious: Breaking the Cycle of Teen Suicide helps to bring key information to life.” –Dr. Lisa Boesky, Author of When to Worry: How to Tell if Your Teen Needs Help–and What to Do About It