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10 books about suicide

Pick up one of these featured titles on suicide in May 2021.

If you or a loved one is struggling with suicidal thoughts, know that you are not alone. Reach out for help or resources 24/7 by phone or online:
  • Crisis Text Line. Text HOME to 741741 to talk to a crisis counselor.
  • Lifeline Chat. Get professional and emotional support via online chat.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Call 800-273-8255 to connect to a counselor who speaks English or Spanish.
  • SAMHSA Helpline. Call 800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
There are hundreds of books published on suicide. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.


Category: Canadian

This book was published 2 years ago by Independently published and takes approximately 3.4 hours to read.

I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One (A Compassionate Grief Recovery Book) by Brook Noel

Category: Grief & Bereavement

This book was published 13 years ago by Sourcebooks and takes approximately 9.7 hours to read.

Suicide Notes by Michael Thomas Ford

Category: LGBTQ+ Books

This book was published 2 years ago by HarperTeen and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.

It's OK That You're Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn't Understand by Megan Devine

Category: Suicide

This book was published 4 years ago by Sounds True, Inc. and takes approximately 9.3 hours to read.

Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me: Depression in the First Person by Anna Mehler Paperny

Category: Suicide

This book was published last year by The Experiment and takes approximately 11.7 hours to read.

The Suicidal Mind by Edwin S. Shneidman

Category: Suicide

This book was published 23 years ago by Oxford University Press and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.

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Thirteen Reasons Why by Debra Wiseman

Category: Bullying

This book was published 14 years ago by Listening Library and takes approximately 0.0 hours to read.

Ice Cream And Suicide by Jack Ray

Category: Love & Loss

This book was published 4 years ago by Independently published and takes approximately 5.1 hours to read.

Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide by Kay Redfield Jamison

Category: Suicide

This book was published 21 years ago by Vintage and takes approximately 14.9 hours to read.

Grieving a Suicide: A Loved One's Search for Comfort, Answers, and Hope by Albert Y. Hsu

Category: Suicide

This book was published 4 years ago by IVP Books and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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