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Overcoming suicidal thoughts for teens : CBT activities to reduce pain, increase hope, and build meaningful connections / Jeremy W. Pettit, Ryan M. Hill.

Pettit, Jeremy W., (author.). Hill, Ryan M., (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781684039975
  • ISBN: 1684039975
  • Physical Description: pages cm.
  • Publisher: Oakland, CA : Instant Help Books, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preparing for the Journey -- Starting Out with Safety Planning -- Identifying and Managing Feelings -- Identifying and Managing Negative Thoughts -- Identifying and Managing Stress -- Building Relationships -- Building Purpose -- Where Do I Go from Here?
Summary, etc.:
"Suicide is the second leading cause of death among teens in the US, and the need for effective prevention has never been greater. Written by two adolescent suicide experts, this gentle and effective guide will help teens overcome suicidal thoughts by reducing emotional pain, increasing hope, and building meaningful connections. Readers will learn specific skills grounded in evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), including how to establish safety plans, identify and manage intense emotions, limit stress, find purpose, and ultimately take control of their suicidal thoughts to move forward into a more optimistic and hopeful future"-- Provided by publisher.
"If you or someone you love is dealing with a crisis right now, please call 1-800-273-8255 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. This gentle and effective guide can help you find support and hope.If you're a teen who is having thoughts of suicide, the first thing to know is that you are not alone. Many teens experience suicidal thoughts, and there is help for you. Don't give up: change is possible, and it's worth it-you are worth it.Written by two mental health experts, Overcoming Suicidal Thoughts for Teens is here to help you reduce emotional pain, increase hope, and build meaningful connections in your life. Grounded in evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and filled with proven-effective activities and skills, this guide will help you:Identify your triggers and the type of support you needCreate a safety plan for when things feel hopelessManage intense feelings, thoughts, and stressBuild and strengthen relationshipsBoost positive feelingsMake healthy lifestyle changes and set goals Although it may be hard to imagine now, the strategies in this book can help you overcome suicidal thoughts, find meaning and purpose, and move forward into a more hopeful future. A change for the better is on the way"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 13-19 Instant Help Books.
Grades 10-12 Instant Help Books.
Subject: Teenagers > Suicidal behavior > Juvenile literature.
Teenagers > Suicidal behavior > Prevention > Juvenile literature.
Suicide > Prevention > Juvenile literature.
Cognitive therapy > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Beekley Community Library - New Hartford.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beekley Community Library - New Hartford NEW YOUNG ADULT 362.28 PETTIT, J (Text) 32544072703571 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

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