Grief and Suicide

An excellent resource for a difficult subject. Thank you!

NorthernMSW: Advocacy, Education/Guidance on Grief

Listed below are many links to blogs and websites that focus on, discuss or provide information about suicide and grief.

Grief and bereavement are normal and one’s emotional response to death. Whether it was known the person was dying or not ahead of time does not change the reaction. The emotions might change, the thought process may be different, but death is traumatic! Death by suicide is different than other ways one could die; accident, illness, natural disaster, age-suicide is a choice one makes and the survivor or survivors wonder why?

Think Robin Williams-an amazing actor, talented, from the outside looks like he had it all; fame, fortune, humor, many movies behind him…as one gets to know his history, they learn of his health both physical and mental and what was going on for him. None of this was obvious to the natural eye and certainly as a bystander-most thought…

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