By Iris Bolton with Curtis Mitchell
This book was inspired by the suicide of Curtis Mitchell
Bolton, 20-year-old son of the author, Iris Mitchell Bolton.
Mrs. Bolton describes in detail the journey she made from the
devastation of losing her son Mitch by suicide to the step by
step healing that took place in her life.
The book is hopeful and helpful to those who have suffered any
loss from death, divorce, or separation. It gives promise of
recovery and healing and learning to live with the terrible
Written in 1983, MY SON...MY SON... is now in its 18th printing. This book
ships to countries all over the world, from Australia and New Zealand to England
and South Africa. It is being used as a teaching guide for students in colleges
from California to Maine. Ministers, priests and rabbis have found the book
helpful as they minister to those who have suffered any loss.
Originally available only in paperback, the entire book was
studio recorded by Iris Bolton in 1995. The audio edition on four
cassettes provides an even greater opportunity for those dealing
with grief to hear in Iris's own voice the inspiring message of
hope, help and health. The book is available in the four cassette
audio edition, hardback edition and the paperback edition.
MY SON...MY SON...
Will Help You If You Are:
- Bereaved, Grieving or Mourning
- A Friend or Acquaintance of Someone in Mourning
- A Psychiatrist, Psychologist, or Mental Health Worker
- A Physician, Nurse, or Hospital Employee
- A Clergyman or Funeral Director
- A School Counselor, Teacher or Administrator
- An Attorney, Police Officer or Juvenile Justice Worker
WHY BUY THIS BOOK?
- Because it will provide insights into the feelings of
those who are bereaved, and assist with the baffling
process of grieving.
- Because it affords a better understanding of the unique
problem of grief.
- Because it can demonstrate your compassion and so
supplement your helpfulness to survivors of death, loss,
- Because it helps deal with the aftermath of loss by death
or suicide in the school setting.
- Because it will enhance your effectiveness in dealing
with the public and particularly the crisis of death by
- Because it provides a guide to one's recovery from grief.
- Because it is a wonderful way to show your love and your
concern for another person's tragic loss.
- Because by giving or loaning MY SON...MY SON... to a
bereaved person, you are doing something positive
and sharing a proven resource.