Every time someone dies by suicide, we are all diminished. It is as if a mirror
has been held up, to reflect our failures. Our love. The suicide's
incomprehensible pain, which finally surpasses his or her resources to overcome
it. And the sometimes imperceptible but colossal ways we are connected to one
Join friends and loved ones of Mallory Richards on their healing journey through
grief, heartache and gratitude for a precious life cut all too short. So that life can
be affirmed for everyone.
"[Dear Mallory]has the power to change many lives."
~~Dan Stuart, M.S., L.M.F.T.
Executive Director, Founding Partner, Solstice Residential Treatment Center for Adolescent Girls
"[Dear Mallory] is the synthesis of the agonizing journey from grief's darkest days
to the dawning of healing, acceptance and hope. The book honors the power of
the indomitable human spirit to survive, to make meaning from the horror, and
to value relationships, love and life."
~~Iris Bolton, author of My Son, My Son
"I stand in awe of Lisa Richards' courage to passionately and intimately share with us her loss, refusing to be silenced by her daughter Mallory's suicide." ~~from Foreword to Dear Mallory, by Nancy Rappaport, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
"This book should be mental health professionals' vade mecum for guidance,
support and reference in their practices."
~~Paul J. Lane, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
"...a powerful book."
~~Elaine Leader, Ph.D., CGP,FAGPA
Executive Director, TEEN LINE
Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, California
"Dear Mallory is an exceptional and uplifting book."
~~Mort Schrag, The Compassionate Friends
"These letters are poignantly personal, yet they speak to the universal
experience of anyone who has been touched by suicide loss."
~~Nina J. Gutin, Ph.D.
Co-Chair, Clinician-Survivor Task Force,
American Association of Suicidology;
Survivors After Suicide Program, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Center
Los Angeles, California
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