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Suicide in Poland

In Poland, about 300 people aged 16-19 commit suicide every year. Psychiatrist Dr. Paweł Kropiwnicki presented the data at a conference in Łódź entitled “Education for Self-reliance” devoted to teachers and educators. 176 more words

Poland

The Apple Tart of Hope by Sarah Moore Fitgerald (Orion)

I asked to see this book for teens because the cover really appealed to me, I have a thing for apple tarts and there’s been a buzz about it and I wanted to know why. 802 more words

Book Reviews

Living On The Verge: Thank you for showing up—for me

Last week my post, Showing Up For Cayman’s Parents, went viral—well viral in my world—and probably a bump on the radar for those big time bloggers. 351 more words

Random Experiences

Living On The Verge: Showing Up for Cayman’s Parents

This week I’ve been busy—too busy to write. Instead, of working on my book, On The Verge, I’ve been living on the verge.

Last Wednesday, March 4, Cayman Naib, 13, the son of two of my dearest friends, went missing. 439 more words

Writing

Student Who Posed With His Cat For Yearbook Photo Commits Suicide

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (CBS News) — A New York high school senior whose rejected yearbook portrait went viral last year committed suicide this week, his parents told a local newspaper. 77 more words

News

Compassion for the Bully Campaign

When we think of safety in schools, bullying often comes to mind.

Most (if not all) of us have been bullied and some of us have carried those wounds with us for many years. 684 more words

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Post Script: I Was Here - Gayle Forman

This is a book that should be on the reading lists of every high school and stocked by every public library. It should be read by every book club… 322 more words

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