Bereavement after suicide

  • How suicide bereavement is different
  • Bereavement by suicide shares characteristics with other bereavements and it is also different.  Understanding how and why it differs is helpful when you are supporting people who have been bereaved.
  • The grieving process is often complicated and typically lasts longer than other types of bereavement – significant effects may still be felt for many years after the death. We are all individuals and each person will have had a unique relationship with the person who died – there is no single or correct way to experience bereavement. However there are many common reactions and factors in bereavements by suicide.

(Source S.O.B.S)

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