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Book details
  • Genre:SELF-HELP
  • SubGenre:Personal Growth / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:72
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667805382

Suicide Is Not A Four Letter Word

Straight Talk About Suicide When It Matters Most

by Cynthia Waldt

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Overview
"Suicide Is Not A Four Letter Word" is a life-changing self-help tool for anyone who is contemplating suicide. It also serves as a guide for those who are seeking to help family or friends who may be suicidal. It is not meant to substitute for proper medical care. The author's goal is to help guide people to feel better about themselves and to gain skills to live a life worth living.
Description
"Suicide Is Not A Four Letter Word" is a life-changing self-help tool for anyone who is contemplating suicide. It also serves as a guide for those who are seeking to help family or friends who may be suicidal. It is not meant to substitute for proper medical care. The author's goal is to help guide people to feel better about themselves and to gain skills to live a life worth living. This is a life-changing and life-saving book. Life is worth living, no matter what. Each chapter starts with practical advice for surviving suicidal impulses. If you are thinking about suicide right now, please know that you don't have to die to relieve your pain. There are ways to feel better. You can choose any chapter in this book to find some help to ease your suffering. If you are reading this right now, there is hope. This book was written to help you get through life's most difficult times. If you are suicidal, no one can make you live. Only you can make the choice to live. This book will help you help yourself to move out of the place of pain that is driving your suicidal impulses and will help you better understand that suicide is never the only option. You can get past your pain and live.
About the author
About the Author Cynthia Waldt wrote this book about suicide prevention from a layperson's perspective. This book focuses on what kinds of things she believes are helpful to hear when you are suicidal. Her sources of information are from knowing persons who have committed suicide, knowing persons who have attempted suicide and lived, and from her own personal experience about what has been helpful to hear when she was contemplating suicide. Ms. Waldt has attempted suicide and lived. She is a trauma survivor who suffers from depression and PTSD. Having lived with the repercussions of trauma, Ms. Waldt has worked with many professionals who have helped her live well despite hardship. With help from others, she has learned to live her life to the fullest. Cynthia Waldt is the founder of Waldt Law Office in Minnesota. She has worked as an attorney for over twenty years; as a public defender, as an advocate for sexually abused children and adults, and most recently as a solo practitioner in the area of criminal defense. Ms. Waldt is well regarded as a lecturer and teacher on many subjects including restorative justice, listening skills, and personal growth. When she is not working, Ms. Waldt enjoys many outdoor activities including hiking, paddle sports, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. She also designs and creates jewelry and enjoys singing and playing guitar and piano. Most importantly, Ms. Waldt enjoys spending time with many family members and friends who love and support her.
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