Profoundly impacted while in high school by the loss of a close friend of her mother’s who took her life, Dr. Nadine Kaslow has devoted much of her career to providing culturally competent therapy for individuals who are suicidal and for families who have lost a loved one to suicide. She addresses the barriers to receiving care for suicidal youth and their families and the difficulties families face in seeking care. Dr. Kaslow provides information about overcoming barriers to receiving care for suicidal youth and their families. She tackles the reasons families might not seek care as well as the difficulties experienced in trying to get care for suicidal youth and for families who survive the suicide of a child.
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