.."suberb explanations of how to explain suicide to children...and how to help them return to normalcy. Highly recommended." --Library Journal, April 2006
"Extraordinary...teeming with ideas to guide caregivers as they help children grow through the heartache of their loss." --Karen Dunne-Maxim, R.N., M.S. - Past President, American Association of Suicidology and Co-editor: Suicide and Its Aftermath: Understanding and Counseling the Survivors
"Thoughtful and scholarly, yet easy to read - recommended to parents, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and educators." --Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D. - Professor, Emory University SChool of Medicine, AFSP National Board of Directors
About the Author
Margo Requarth was just under four years old when she lost her mother to suicide. Today, she is the child/teen bereavement services director at Sutter VNA & Hospice in Santa Rosa, California, where she leads grief support groups, trains volunteer facilitators, and provides crisis intervention to schools and community groups facing bereavement situations. Her more than thirty-five-year career in the mental health field also includes facilitating groups for adult survivors of suicide and private practice as a licensed marriage and family therapist. She serves on the board of directors for the Northern California Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.