After A Suicide – Postvention

| October 6, 2016

Postvention refers to programs and interventions for survivors following a death by suicide. These activities help alleviate the suffering and emotional distress of suicide survivors and help prevent suicide contagion. (Preventing Suicide:  A Toolkit for High Schools, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2012


After a Suicide:  A Toolkit for Schools, Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) & American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)   After a Suicide Toolkit for Schools

After a Suicide: Recommendations for Religious Services & Other Public Memorial Observances, Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) & American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)  After a Suicide Services and Observances

Children, Teens and Suicide Loss, AFSP & The Dougy Center   
Children, Teens and Suicide Loss

Helping Survivors of Suicide:  What Can You Do? American Association of Suicidology (AAS) Helping Survivors of Suicide

Manager’s Guide to Suicide Postvention in the Workplace, American Association of Suicidology (AAS) & Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (AASP) Managers Guidebook to Suicide Postvention

Postvention: A Guide for Response to Suicide on College Campuses, Higher Education Mental Health Alliance (HEMHA) Project Postvention Guide for Colleges

Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide, ReportingOnSuicide.org

Resources for Suicide Postvention Planning (SPRC) Resources for Suicide Postvention

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

Suicide Prevention Resources for Survivors of Suicide Loss (SPRC) Resources for Survivors

Supporting Survivors of Suicide Loss:  A Guide for Funeral Directors (SAMHSA) Supporting Survivors: Guide for Funeral Directors

Suicide Bereavement Services in Lane County

Suicide Bereavement Group: 541-747-2087(Darlene Baker); www.jenniferbakerfund.org
Free monthly support group in Springfield for survivors of suicide loss

Cascade Health Solutions Grief Education & Support Groups: 541-228-3083
Free and open to adults living with the loss of a loved one

Courageous Kids: 541-242-8693
Eight-week Suicide Loss Support Group for youth and their families

Grief Support Group: 541-726-4478
Free weekly general bereavement support group at McKenzie Willamette Medical Center

Bereavement Support Group: 541-242-8753
Free general bereavement support groups at Sacred Heart Medical Center


Category: Getting Help, Suicide

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