shopping cart
nothing in cart
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
about us
upcoming events
Dec 3rd - Collaborative and Proactive Solutions at School: Moving from power and control to collaboration and problem solving [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Dec 11th - ONTABA 2020 Annual Conference [ONTABA - Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis]
May 1st - American Psychiatric Association 174th annual meeting, Los Angeles [APA]
Jun 17th - IARPP Conference 2021 - Expanding Our Clinical Experiences: The Spoken, Unspoken and Unspeakable in Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy [IARPP]
Jul 9th - 28th Annual OCD Conference [International OCD Foundation]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Due to Covid-19, we are now open only for deliveries and pickups. Still free shipping across Canada for orders over $50. Please read our Covid-19 statement here.
Join our mailing list! Click here to sign up.
Living When a Young Friend Commits Suicide : Or Even Starts Talking about It
Grollman, Earl A. and Max Malikow
Beacon Press / Softcover / 1999-09-01 / 0807025038
price: $19.00 (may be subject to change)
122 pages
Not in Stock, usually ships in 3-6 business days

In the last thirty years, the suicide rate among young people has tripled. In this book addressed to the young survivors of this epidemic, Earl A. Grollman, the internationally known lecturer, writer, and grief counselor, and Max Malikow, a psychotherapist and pastoral counselor, offer solace and guidance to adolescents who are confronted with someone of their own age who is contemplating or has committed suicide.

About the Author:

Dr. Earl A. Grollman a pioneer in the field of crisis intervention, was rabbi of the Beth El Temple Center in Belmont, Massachusetts, for thirty-six years. A certified death educator and counselor, he was cited as "Hero of The Heartland" for his work with the families and volunteers of the Oklahoma City bombing. Dr. Grollman has spoken at many colleges, clergy institutes, seminaries, physicians' forums, and hospital nursing associations, and has addressed many support groups, such as Compassionate Friends, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Widows Personal Services. He has also appeared on national television and radio, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, Children's Journal, All Things Considered, and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Recently, he was featured on National Public Radio's End of Life series in the roundtable discussion on grief and bereavement.


• Father of the Flame Award from World Gathering of Bereavement 2006
• Center for Death Education and Bioethics 2006
• Death Education Award for 2000 by the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC)
• Lifetime Achievement Award from Children Hospice International in honor of his compassionate efforts—an award has also been established in his name
• Hospice Care Award for "his significant contribution to the understanding of the plight of the terminally ill and the bereaved"
• Avery Weisman Award from the American Institute of Life-Threatening Illness and Loss
• Distinguished Human Service Award from Yeshiva University
• Compassionate Friends Award

"As a counselor, an author, and a person, Earl Grollman makes a wonderful difference in this world."
—Fred Rogers, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

"Like having a talk with a wise, caring friend."
—Dr. Bernie S. Siegel, author of Love, Medicine and Miracles

"Earl Grollman's writings occupy a special place on my shelves . . . No one does a better job of helping us help the stricken adult or child to cope with grief."
—Harold S. Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2020

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail [email protected]
Hours: 9-6 Mon-Sat / 12-5 Sun (EST)

Click here to read previous issues.
Grollman, Earl
other lists
Beacon Press
SUICIDE selected title list
Teen Suicide