Suicide is a death in the family and the bereaved need support just like anyone experiencing the death of a loved one.
It is extremely difficult to lose a loved one, but even more so when it’s to suicide. The intensity of the loss may be exacerbated by the stigma that’s often associated with suicide. The bereaved need your support just like anyone experiencing the death of a loved one and it’s important that you not stay away for fear you’ll say or do the wrong thing. This volume on suicide will help you navigate sensitive areas while provide caring support to the bereaved. Sample condolence notes. (32 pp.)