How to Help Someone who is Depressed, or Suicidal: Practical Suggestions From a Survivor
The book was written both for caregivers who are trying to help someone who is depressed or suicidal & for the person who is suicidal. In the first part of his book, Cook describes his own experience with depression. Part 2 presents strategies that helped Cook overcome his depression & suicidal thinking, including things such as making a gratitude list & creating a live-for list. The last part of the book discusses relationships, next steps, & the bottom line.