Year: 2004 Source: The International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work, no.3, (2004), p.41-42 SIEC No: 20090635

The three young people interviewed for this article have each had more than five years of experience claiming their lives back from powerful negative stories. In the extracts provided, they describe some of their encounters with ideas of failure & suicidal thoughts & convey some of the knowledge they have gained about ways of resisting these ideas & thoughts. They provide information that is useful to therapists & health professionals as well as ideas that sustain hope in their own lives.