Marie Barrett, a writer and broadcaster in the field of education, has wide practical experience of guidance and support of families and young people. She has written for many national newspapers and magazines and in 1992 was the presenter of the highly acclaimed RT?? Radio 1 series Lets Face It, which focused on dealing positively with traumatic moments in life. She regularly contributes to the RT?? education programme The Open Mind. Hope in the Face of Suicide is her heartfelt response to the pain of the path and consequences of suicide; she raises questions, faces facts and helps make sense of fear, using reflections and meditations deeply rooted in her faith in people and in God.