Being A True Hero: Understanding and Preventing Suicide in Your Community
Too often we exclusively associate suicide with depression, Being A True Hero looks at the many causes of suicide, from depression, bullying, brain injuries, psychosis, lack of sleep, childhood trauma, the cluster effect, loneliness, failure and many more. This book will help the... read full description below.
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||20 February 2019 by NZ / SP Author Self Published
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Too often we exclusively associate suicide with depression, Being A True Hero looks at the many causes of suicide, from depression, bullying, brain injuries, psychosis, lack of sleep, childhood trauma, the cluster effect, loneliness, failure and many more. This book will help the reader to know more about suicide, whether they are a concerned parent, a friend, an employer, a counsellor, sports coach or a doctor. The book is the result of over 10 years research. Michael Hempseed effortlessly merges scientific research with real world examples, he presents complex scientific information in a way that anyone can understand. Being a True Hero, is full of possibilities for recovery and the sheer number of options for help will astound many readers. More importantly he shows that no matter how bad the situation is, there is always hope.
"An easy to read and thoroughly worthwhile book." -Dr. Sue Bagshaw, Senior Lecturer of Paediatrics at the Christchurch School of Medicine.
"A beacon of hope to the community...Michael's thorough research is narrated with insightful reflections from practical experience...Highly recommended to those in the Health & Teaching Professions." -Dr. Susan Maree Taylor, rural GP
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Michael Hempseed is a very busy professional speaker. In the past 3 years he has delivered more than 500 seminars! He speaks on topics such as overcoming failure, mental illness and suicide prevention. Recently, Michael spoke at Tedx in 2016. He gained an Honours degree in Psychology from the University of Canterbury in 2008.