Here is some useful information for people who have lost someone to suicide or those who are supporting them.
Practical stuff: what happens now, what do I need to do
Click here to access the Bereavement Information & Support pack that includes information on:
Other things to think about:
Suicide bereavement can be an incredibly difficult experience, and sometimes you may need some extra support from a health professional.
The idea of talking to children about suicide is daunting. Here are some websites & resources that can help:
Local psychology practices who see children & families bereaved by suicide:
National services for kids:
Resuming your normal routine can help you to cope with the grief and feel a sense of normalcy in your life. But going back to the workplace following the suicide of a loved one can be daunting.
Things to think about:
What you're entitled to:
Study leave / entitlements
When a suicide occurs, it can have a devastating effect on family members, friends and others who knew the person. You might not know what to say or what to do when this happens. While everyone is different, and will grieve differently, there are some things you can do and say to support someone you know who is bereaved by suicide.
There are a number of things you can do to support a colleague bereaved by suicide, and some that you should avoid.
See below some other videos, books and resources you may find useful.
- The Reality Slap - how to deal with unexpected change.