Suicide Risk in the Bay Area

Suicide Risk in the Bay Area

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Two books in one, Suicide Risk in the Bay Area: A Guide for Families, Physicians, Therapists, and Other Professionals combines a suicide prevention resource directory, containing over 300 local resources, with a step-by-step guide on how to assess, manage, and talk about suicide risk. "Suicide Risk in the Bay Area is critical reading for professionals, teachers, and parents. It's possible to prevent suicide, and this book is an invaluable guide."-David Sheff, author of Beautiful Boy and Clean "This book deserves to be on the desks of every mental health professional who lives and works in the Bay Area."-Renee Binder, M.D., President, American Psychiatric Association "Two books in one, Suicide Risk is an excellent primer on suicide risk assessment and management and a wealth of resources at your fingertips to readily guide you."-Eve R. Meyer, Executive Director, San Francisco Suicide Prevention "A valuable and innovative tool for doctors, therapists, and parents, Suicide Risk in the Bay Area deserves to be recognized and replicated nationwide."-Alan F. Schatzberg, M.D., Stanford, Past President, American Psychiatric Association"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 263g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508468907
  • 9781508468905

About Dr Eli Merritt

Eli Merritt, M.D. completed a B.A. in history at Yale, M.A. in ethics at Yale, medical degree at Case Western Reserve, medical internship at the Lahey Clinic, and residency in psychiatry at Stanford. He is a psychiatrist and mental health expert who consults widely in the Bay Area. Founder of Merritt Mental Health, a Care Navigation practice that helps patients and family members navigate the mental health system, he is past president of the San Francisco Psychiatric Society and past member of the Adjunct Clinical Faculty at Stanford. Born in Nashville, he lives in San Francisco with his wife and two sons.show more

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