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After Suicide Loss: Grieving Jack Jordan, Ph.D., and Bob Baugher, Ph.D., Caring People Press, 2016 (2nd Edition).
This excellent manual is organized chronologically to follow the days, weeks and months after a loss by suicide. includes simple information about psychiatric disorders, when to seek professional help, and practical strategies for coping and healing.
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black suicide: the tragic reality of America’s deadliest secretalton r. Kirk, Ph.D., Beckham Publishing Group, 2009.
a brief exploration of suicide in the African-American community, including a chapter devoted to first-person accounts of Black survivors of suicide loss.
Dying to be Free: A Healing Guide for Families After Suicide Beverly Cobain and Jean Larch, Hazelden Foundation, 2006.
Written by a crisis intervention specialist and cousin of Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of the band Nirvana who took his own life in 1994, this book combines personal accounts of loss survivors with a practical guide to coping with loss. suicide.
The Gift of the Second: Healing the Impact of Suicidebrandy lidbeck, gift pub, 2016.
the gift of the second by therapist and suicide loss survivor lidbeck offers hope and advice to guide survivors through the desperate time after a suicide loss. Wise and compassionate, this valuable book explores the nature of grief and trauma, helps survivors of loss release their burden of guilt and shame, and puts them on a healthy path to healing.
healing after the suicide of a loved oneann smolin and john guinan, simon and schuster, 1993.
many survivors struggle with the questions “why?” and “what if?” this book shares case studies and offers tips to help survivors begin to heal.
Leave My Burden: Unraveling the Suicide and Mental Health Crisis Among African Americansalvin f. Poussaint, M.D., and Amy Alexander, Beacon Press, 2001.
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one of the few books to address suicide and mental health issues within the African-American community.
communicating after suicide: what is helpful and what is notlinda h. Kilburn, M.S.W., 2008. Available from KP Associates, LLC ([email protected]).
A hospice clinical social worker and survivor of her daughter’s suicide, Kilburn offers practical advice for well-meaning friends and family who want to communicate and provide support after a suicide, but aren’t sure what to do or say.
Rocky Roads: Families’ Journeys Through Suicide GriefMichelle Linn-Gust, Ph.D., Chelleheadworks, 2010.
Written by a survivor who lost a sibling, this guide explores the effects of suicide and grief on family relationships. linn-gust addresses the reasons why some families get over their suicide loss and come back stronger than before, while others struggle to get back together as a family unit.
silent pain: living after suicidechristopher lukas and henry m. seiden, ph.d., jessica kingsley publishers, 2007 (revised ed.).
While exploring common grief experiences, grief reactions, and various ways of coping, the authors emphasize the importance of sharing one’s “survival” experience with others. encourage survivors of loss to overcome the stigma or shame associated with suicide and to seek outside support.
child suicideadina wrobleski, centering corp., 2002.
A basic guide to early grief after your child’s suicide that offers easy-to-read, compassionate, comforting observations and personal messages.
suicide survivors handbooktrudy carlson, benline press, 2000 (expanded edition).
With specific suggestions and practical advice from other survivors, the author addresses the following questions: why? what about the shame and guilt? how long does the pain last? that helps how do you treat others?
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suicide survivorsrita robinson and phyllis hart, new page books, 2001.
a compilation of tips and stories from survivors of loss.
touched by suicide: hope and healing after lossmichael f. myers, m.d., and carla fine, gotham books, 2006.
Co-written by a psychiatrist and a survivor of loss, this book offers detailed steps, practical suggestions, and compassionate advice on coping with all aspects of suicide.
unfinished conversation: healing from suicide and loss: a guided journeyrobert e. lesoine and marilynne chopel, parallax press, 2013.
Based on a journal Lesoine kept after the loss of her best friend, this book also offers tools and techniques that give survivors effective new means of coping with their own experience. After each short chapter of the author’s story, which reveals a particular stage or action after a suicide, readers are invited through a series of related questions to reflect on their own experiences and memories to facilitate a process of transformative healing.
Voices of Healing and Hope: Conversations on Grieving After Suicideiris bolton, bolton press atlanta, 2017.includes dvd of interviews.
Through an informal survey of family members affected by suicide, Iris Bolton, author of My Child…My Child: A Guide to Healing After Death, Loss, or Suicide, identified eight issues that are were among the most difficult for suicide loss survivors to deal with: why, guilt, shame, anger, pain, fear, depression, and faith. This moving book includes the stories of more than twenty-five survivors of loss related to these challenges.
why suicide? questions and answers about suicide, suicide prevention, and coping with the suicide of someone you knoweric marcus, harperone, 2010 (revised edition).
eric marcus, who lost both his father and sister-in-law to suicide, addresses the myriad questions that survivors of loss are inevitably left with after the suicide of a loved one. the question and answer format is accessible, informative, and reassuring.
the desert of suicidal pain: finding your wayalan d. wolfelt, doctorate complementary press, 2010.
Using the metaphor of grief as a desert, this guide, written by a grief counselor, offers ten wise teachings, including being open to the presence of loss, misconceptions about suicide and grief, and seeking help . The author also offers an expanded version titled Understanding His Grief: Ten Touchstones to Find Hope and Heal His Heart, and the companion workbook, Understanding His Grief Journal of Suicide.
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