Responding to Grief, Trauma, and Distress After a Suicide: U.S. National Guidelines

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


Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  Survivors of Suicide Loss Task Force, National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Publisher:  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

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These guidelines provide a unified, far-reaching blueprint for the development of suicide postvention at all levels of U.S. society.

Populations:  Racial and Ethnic Groups, Attempt Survivors and Other People with Lived Experience, Survivors of Suicide Loss
Settings:  Schools, Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Outpatient Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment, Colleges and Universities, Faith Communities, Family Members and Caregivers, First Responders
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders, Depression/Bipolar, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Substance Abuse
Planning and Implementing:  Program Evaluation, Cultural Competence, Partnerships and Coalitions, News and Entertainment Media, Communications and Outreach, Safe/Effective Messaging
Strategies:  Treatment, Postvention