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Surviving Suicide: a mother's story

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A practical guide for people who have had someone die by suicide. The first half is about a son's (Greg) motorbike accicent at 15 years old, then his suicide at 20 years.

The second half offers the family many helpful tips for surviving this grief and also shows friends of the bereaved ways in which they can help each other during an extremely difficult time. Written by a
Published March 29th 2012 by Smashwords
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Pip Adam
Oct 07, 2012 rated it really liked it
Like many people, suicide has been a part of my life from an early age. I found Surviving Suicide: A Mother's Story a very helpful book. Although, thankfully, it has been almost a year since the last suicide in our family I still gained a lot of information and hope from this book.

The book begins with a detailed retelling of the author's experience of her son's suicide. Hapeta recounts this time in an intimate way, explaining exactly how she felt and what she did, in the time leading up to the
May 16, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
As the author I'm biased.

Nevertheless, I wrote this helpful guide for all, parents, friends, soicial workers, counsellors - in fact anyone who has been touched by a suicide. It is available in all e-pub/ kindle versions.
Nov 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Thoughtful, insightful, at times very sad and well written book about one mum's ordeal through coping with the motorcycle accident, healing process and unfortunate suicide of her much loved son...
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