surviving suicide loss

Personal Story of a Life Touched by Suicide

The person who gave this talk at an American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of the Darkness Walk this Fall has asked that the location of the walk and her name be withheld so as not to cause any emotional harm to other family members who are at different points in the recovery and healing… Read more »

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How Writing Helped Me Survive My Son’s Suicide

The day my son Paul died I couldn’t even put my underpants on right side out, and in the days that followed I had to retrain myself to do what I needed to do just to appear alive. I had to walk myself through the steps – get up, go to the bathroom, brush teeth,… Read more »

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Survivors: Those Who Have Lost Someone to Suicide

Surviving the Loss of a Loved One by Suicide If you have lost someone to suicide, the most important thing you should know is that you are not alone. One of every 65 Americans has lost a loved one to suicide, and there are 4.6 million survivors in the United States alone. Like you, the… Read more »

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