This thoughtful publication has been produced by the Government of Western Australia to provide the bereaved with information about not only the more immediate practical aspects but the longer term issues such as talking about your loss and the road to recovery.
Information & support packs for those bereaved by suicide or other sudden death
Information & support packs for those bereaved by suicide or other sudden death are a redeveloped suite of resources produced by Urbis Keys Young in consultation with community and government stakeholders under the National Suicide Prevention Strategy. A unique pack has been created for each State and Territory, containing information on the process of loss and grief, how to talk to young people about suicide or sudden death, and services and resources available to people grieving.
When someone you love has passed on you will be feeling a lot of different emotions. It is also true that for Aboriginal people, there are some different things that you need to do with your people and community to help you with these feelings. This booklet is to help you to understand these things. It will also explain the difference between normal grieving, and when you need to get some help with your grief.
Many parents describe feeling worried and unsure about providing the best support and care for their children. The following information provides some brief guidelines that you may find helpful when supporting your children.
This handbook was written to help you through the death by suicide of a loved one. It contains both practical and personal information, as well as a list of books and websites, that we hope will help you through your grief. Different parts of this resource may be of help to you at different times.
This article is written by Professor Keith Hawton of the Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford
The loss of someone you’ve been close to, whatever the cause of their death, can bring intense feelings of grief. But losing someone through suicide can cause reactions and emotions that are different to those felt after death from illness, an accident or natural causes. The fact that a persons death involved an element of choice raises painful questions.
This 46 page booklet was developed by Professor Keith Hawton and Sue Simkin at the Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, in collaboration with an advisory group established by the Department of Health (UK).
This guide is aimed at the wide range of people who are affected by suicide or other sudden, traumatic death. It aims firstly to help people who are unexpectedly bereaved in this way. It also provides information for healthcare and other professionals who come into contact with bereaved people, to assist them in providing help and to suggest how they themselves may find support if they need it.
This Irish publication provides information on common questions, early grief and mourning, helping children and memorials. In addition it provides help on managing social networking accounts following a bereavement. While it has a host of information about services local to Ireland, it also contains a lot of information relevant to all.