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A Journey Toward Health & HopeThis handbook from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) "guides people through the first steps toward recovery and a hopeful future after a suicide attempt.” A Journey Toward Health and Hope: Your Handbook for Recovery After a Suicide Attempt contains personal stories from survivors who share their experiences as well as strategies, such as re-establishing connections and finding a counselor to work with.

The handbook includes evidence-based information on:

  • Taking the first steps: Talking with others about your attempt, re-establishing connections, planning to stay safe, and finding a counselor
  • Moving toward a hopeful future: Finding and maintaining hope, staying in control by being organized, taking medication, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle
  • Using practical, personalized tools, such as a Safety Plan
  • Finding online resources for more information.

Download the handbook

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Posted Tue, Sep 15 2015 8:51 AM by Susan Powell

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