FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS ONLY: A suicide pact between four teenagers in New Jersey provided the stimulus for this filmed conversation between several teenagers and Dr. Robert Firestone on the subject of adolescent suicide. The young people begin by giving their views about the dangers signs of suicidal intention that they observe in friends. The discussion quickly moves to an exploration of deep-seated feelings and attitudes the teenagers have about themselves: self-critical thoughts related to their negative self-image and low self-esteem. Anyone working with adolescent and pre-adolescent patients or with teenagers in school settings should see this excellent film. Discussion film also available.

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 30 July, 2009.

Format: DVD

 

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