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Suicide: The Forever Decision - Paul G. Quinnett
This book is written for those thinking about suicide, and for those who know, love or counsel them.
"I am in awe of this book. It will be especially valuable not only to those who are thinking about suicide but to such nonprofessional counselors as teachers, clergy, doctors, nurses, and to experienced therapists. It has already become a classic." -- Dr. William Van Ornum
"I only wish I had had this book available to hand out to the troubled students I've counseled over the years" -- Patrick F. McManus, Professor and Author
"I wish to recommend Dr. Quinnett's Suicide: The Forever Decision most highly. I have found it most useful as bibliotherapy in my clinical work with suicidal persons... I believe that approaching the suicidal person with genuine respect, empathy, love, honesty, and faith in life, as Dr. Quinnett has so eloquently done, will make suicide come to make less sense for the suicidal person" -- Ronald L. Bonner, PsyD.
Counseling Suicidal People: A Therapy of Hope - Paul G. Quinnett
This book is for anyone who works with , assesses, or counsels people at risk for suicide. For excerpts from this book (click here).
"This may be the quintessential book for suicide prevention ever written" Iris Bolton - Executive Director Link Counseling Center's National Resource Center for Suicide Prevention
"Short of having Dr. Quinnett standing next to me, or any hotline volunteer, as we try to help suicidal people find reasons to live, this book does the next best thing" Karen M. Marshall - President National Hopeline Network
"This is simply the best no-nonsense guide I have ever read to help one understand and form a collaborative, working relationship with someone in suicidal despair." Lanny Berman, Ph.D. - Executive Director American Association of Suicidology
"Chock full of simple but elegant therapeutic maxims. The more than 50 therapeutic strategies alone are worth the price of the book. I will assign it to our psychology interns and psychiatry residents." Thomas E. Ellis, Psy.D. ABPP, Professor of Psychology West Virginia University School of Medicine
Helping a Child Survive a Suicide Crisis - Lou Sowers, Paul Quinnett, Kevin Bratcher
This tri-fold brochure describes seven practical steps any concerned parent or caregiver can take to help prevent the tragedy of a youth suicide. Designed for broad distribution, it covers childhood depression, intervention and referral. As a service to the public and organizations interested in the prevention of youth suicide, the authors and the QPR Institute will send one free copy to any parent or caregiver upon request or will send up to five free copies for organizations to review for possible adoption.
The Tender Leaves of Hope - By Paul G. Quinnett
A 24-page helpful guide written to parents, family members and friends of adolescents and adults currently in a suicide crisis. The booklet provides useful information on how to talk to someone thinking about suicide. It also includes information on how to be a good listener, personal reactions, and how a caring person can be helpful.