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Grief after Suicide
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For people coping with grief after the suicide of a loved one
For people coping with grief after the suicide of a loved one

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See bit.ly/bereavedmen ... for a testament to the needs of men bereaved by suicide -- and and for access to a ground-breaking survey on the topic.

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See bit.ly/modeluseful ... for a step-by-step description of support group facilitation that is based on "sharing circles."

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See bit.ly/talesfound ... for two heartbreaking stories about parents who died by suicide after losing children to suicide.

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Check out bit.ly/wordvictim ... for a reflection on the power -- and positive value -- of the word "victim."

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Check out bit.ly/simple64 ... for a chance to join the conversation about things you wish someone had told you in advance about what grief is like.

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From the Grief after Suicide blog ... bit.ly/framemind ... "FJC'S Journal: Frame of Mind (and Heart) Has a Power All Its Own" takes a look at how exposure to trauma can be buffered by hopefulness, positive attitude, and a sense of community.

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Check out bit.ly/manualguides ... for "guidelines ... based on a program designed by 50 survivors over a period of 30 years to provide multiple services to meet the complex needs of survivors in the aftermath of suicide."

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Check out bit.ly/70yearson ... for a report on a story by a woman who researched her great-grandfather's death to confirm that he died by suicide. It "is all at the same time a detective story, a report on suicide and unemployment, a reminder that the past is always with us ... and an affirmation ... of 'the idea that the more we understand, the less we fear.'"

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The latest post on the Grief after Suicide blog ... bit.ly/survivorcircle ... is about a feature-length Canadian film in which the subject of grief after suicide is covered in-depth and completely, in a way that very few resources accomplish. Highly recommended!

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The latest post on the Grief after Suicide blog ... bit.ly/warrenpublic ... reviews Rick and Kay Warrens' recent interview with Piers Morgan on CNN, calling it "an extraordinarily helpful (albeit painful to watch) and very intimate view of what happens to people when they suffer the death of loved one by suicide."
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