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Being A True Hero: Understanding and Preventing Suicide in Your Community

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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ISBN 9780473471903
Barcode 9780473471903
Published 20 February 2019 by NZ / SP Author Self Published
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Hempseed, Michael
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ISBN-13 9780473471903
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Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
Publication Date 20 February 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Hempseed, Michael
Category Suicide
Psychology
Mental Health Services
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 291
Dimensions Width: 145mm
Height: 210mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Dewey Code 362.28
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

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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Author's Bio

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.

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