How to talk to a child about a suicide attempt in your family

Date: 2015
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Manual
Author:  Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers (MIRECC)
Publisher:  U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

This guide is intended to provide support and share resources that may be helpful if there has been a recent suicide attempt in the family. Each of three sections provides information and ideas specific to the preschooler, school age and teenager age groups. It is also available in Spanish Language.

Populations:  Youth, Children Ages 12 and Younger, Adolescents, Racial and Ethnic Groups, Hispanics and Latinos
Settings:  Family Members and Caregivers
About Suicide:  Attempts