Hi Stuart, I have been working with an elderly gentleman from Conjola who lost everything in the Currowan Fires. We suggested he attend the dinner that you were a guest speaker at the Bowling Club. He spoke very highly of you and your presentation and showed me your book ''Just One Reason''. He really took alot away from your story - so thank you for your time and your presentation... your book is opened often with many words of wisdom to move forward.." thanks again.
Sally B
South Coast NSW
This little book is an absolute delight! I have such good feedback from people I have given it to. One in particular resonates with me as a clinical nurse consultant in my role as Towards Zero Suicides Rural Counsellor 'I've just realised this book is my safety plan' Exactly what our people need and I know precisely what Stuart’s aim is.
Terri Rowe
Clinical Nurse Consultant 2, Towards Zero Suicides Rural Counsellor, NSW Health
Suicide has become an increasingly frightening epidemic, especially in American law enforcement; officers, overwhelmed by organizational, societal, legal, and financial abandonment or consequences of their sacred profession, are turning to the "final solution" to rid themselves of the guilt, pain and, perhaps, becoming a burden to their families if involved in a high-profile incident precipitating civil unrest, personal lawsuits, and even arrest and imprisonment on unfounded criminal charges.

Stuart's book, Just One Reason , provides a straightforward explanation as to why suicide is a misguided option, and provides an initial roadmap for re-assessment of their situation. Along with professional evaluation and intercession, the afflicted can develop pathway forward from hopelessness and despair, to promise and a reason to live – for their friends, family but, most importantly, themselves.

The book is well-written and compact (it can fit in a shirt pocket), with space for personal notes and reflection; it should be issued to all sworn law enforcement either upon graduation from the academy, or as part of ongoing mental self-care awareness training.
Dr. Chris Cappannelli
30-Year U.S. Law Enforcement Professional and Consultant
Rarely does a book come packaged in this way, providing minute by minute inspiration and advice on how to find “Just One Reason to Live” for those who are suffering depression or having thoughts of suicide.
I highly recommend that people read and share this wonderful true life story and guide to finding real inner peace!
Families, educators, responders, chaplains and practitioners everywhere will benefit from JUST ONE REASON.
J. Gordon Boyd
CEO, FRONTLINE Task Force on Public Safety. 37 years Ambulance officer Canada
Just One Reason is a game changer in a very traumatic space!
Walter Mikac
This book contains a powerful message: in moments of crisis, turn your focus to searching for and holding on to ‘your’ one reason to stay safe.
Eva Ritter
Volunteer mental health phone counsellor
This book is a practical tool designed to resonate with the young man who is enduring his darkest hour. I believe that it will help him pull through.
Dr Scott Pearson
General Practitioner B Med, MD, DCH, FRACG
Hi Stu, I just read your book. Thank you for sharing your story. I lost my dad to suicide 10 years ago... a toolkit like this could have saved his life. This book could have given me and my family some tools to open up the conversation about his depression and focusing on ‘just one reason’... rather than him falling deeper into his darkness.
E. Stone
What a Huge little big this is!
B Goldman
NSW, Australia
Most people find writing very therapeutic but don’t get around to actually doing it. Having the book right there in your pocket removes that barrier, it’s so good and I highly recommend it to anyone suffering with their mental health.
Sarah Radford
Mental Health Support Worker
I received my little book today and it is so recommended for anyone who has gone through suicide thoughts and really just want to give up but after reading the book it is very powerful and will definitely be going everywhere with me
C Oneill
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