Survivors of Suicide

A "Survivor of Suicide" is somone who has had a family or friend who has died by suicide. The loss of a life by suicide can have a devastating impact within a community. The suicide of a student, faculty or staff member specifically creates severe school community. Knowing how to address this tragedy effectively when it occurs can often be a crucial factor in preventing contagion and providing the necessary supports for students and staff.

Suicide postvention can reduce the negative effects of a tragedy on youth and other members of the community

Following are local, regional and national resourses to help

survivors navigate their complicated grief and loss:

 

  • Grief Net  GriefNet.org is an internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss
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