Overcoming suicidal thoughts for teens : CBT activities to reduce pain, increase hope & build meaningful connections / Jeremy W. Pettit, PhD, Ryan M. Hill, PhD.
Book | Instant Help Books | 2022

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Description
xii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Series
The instant help solutions series
Instant help solutions series.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [193]-194).
Contents
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
"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 need. Create a safety plan for when things feel hopeless. Manage intense feelings, thoughts, and stress. Build and strengthen relationships. Boost positive feelings. Make 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.
Audience
Ages 13-19 Instant Help Books.
Grades 10-12 Instant Help Books.
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ISBN
9781684039975 (trade paperback)
1684039975 (trade paperback)
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