Bereaved By Suicide

Young man sitting alone bereaved by suicide
Have you been bereaved by suicide?

Bereavement after a suicide can often be very complicated. In addition to grief, people bereaved by suicide can experience shock, guilt, anger and social isolation. Because the death may have been sudden or unanticipated, it can be particularly traumatic and painful for those who were close to the person. As well as the combination of...

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Women accessing suicide support
Accessing support after a suicide

Losing a loved one to suicide can be a particularly distressing and painful experience. Bereavement after someone dies by suicide is different in many ways from other types of bereavement. For further information about the grieving process, dealing with your emotions and looking after yourself after bereavement, visit our Have you been bereaved by suicide page....

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Supporting children bereaved by suicide

Speaking to a child about suicide can be very confronting and worrying. The following information has been designed to provide guidance and practical advice for supporting children bereaved by suicide.   Supporting children through grief Children tend to grieve differently from adults, often expressing their emotions in their behaviour and play. You may notice that...

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