What's New in the Library - Spring 2015

Online Resources

iE18: Suicide, Rock Music and Moral Panics
This column explores the very human need to find meaning and explanation in unfathomable phenomena such as suicide. On several occasions over the years, rock music has been targeted as the cause of suicide.

Depression and Suicide Prevention
Depressive illnesses have been identified as the primary risk factor for suicide. This toolkit examines the relationship between Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and suicide prevention.

Teen Suicide Resource Toolkit
*Revised and Expanded* Suicide remains the second leading cause of death for young people in Canada. This updated toolkit contains more recent data and additional content.



Suicide in Schools: A Practitioner’s Guide to Multi-level Prevention, Assessment, Intervention and Postvention
by Terri Erbacher, Jonathan Singer and Scott Poland. Routledge. (2015).248 p.

“Suicide in Schools provides school-based professionals with practical, easy-to-use guidance on developing and implementing effective suicide prevention, assessment, intervention and postvention strategies. Utilizing a multi-level systems approach, this book includes step-by-step guidelines for developing crisis teams and prevention programs, assessing and intervening with suicidal youth, and working with families and community organizations during and after a suicidal crisis”(from book jacket).

Conversations with a Rattlesnake: Raw and Honest Reflections on Healing and Trauma 
by Theoren Fleury and Kim Barthel. (2014).

“Following the release of his mind-blowing first book, Playing with Fire, Theo Fleury joins forces with world-renowned therapist Kim Barthel in a new book, Conversations with a Rattlesnake, coming out November 2014. The book is a raw and honest conversation, loaded with personal insights and cutting-edge information about healing from trauma and abuse. Fleury calls Barthel the “Wayne Gretzky of therapy” and within their emotionally safe relationship he bares his soul so that others can learn from his mistakes, triumphs and new learnings. Fleury’s story will inspire not only those overcoming their own trauma but friends, parents, teachers, coaches, therapists and health practitioners—anyone who is in the critical position of supporting someone who needs to share their own story” (from book jacket).

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