“I found your book and my life and the lives of several others has changed. The suicide prevention coordinators at the VA Hospital created a group based on my needs. We discuss your book and learn and apply your tricks.
~ US Air Force Iraq Veteran
"How I Stayed Alive is the best suicide prevention manual for suicidal thinkers, attempters, laypeople, and mental health professionals."
~ Iris Bolton, Founder, National Center for
Suicide Prevention and Aftercare
”How I Stayed Alive is vulnerable and resilient, deeply personal and profoundly practical."
~ Patrick J. Kennedy
Former U.S. Representative
Founder of The Kennedy Forum
“Susan Blauner’s courage to talk openly and frankly about her suicide attempt and recovery long before others had the guts to do so makes this a breakthrough book of lasting value.”
~ Dr. Paul Quinnett, President and CEO
The QPR Institute, Inc.
“Each word written with thoughtful intent; each story told with the deepest of honesty and humility, and in doing so Blauner puts forward a life-saving book."
~ Daniel J. Reindenberg, Psy.D.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
“How I Stayed Alive is really the best I have read on suicide prevention that is written for the client and family as opposed to being a 'clinical' manual.”
~ Psychiatric Nurse, Seton Hospital
“How I Stayed Alive is, and will remain, a vital resource for anyone touched by suicidal ideation.”
~ Dr. Bernie Siegel
Best-selling author of 365 Prescriptions for the Soul