How To Help A Survivor of Suicide

How To Help A Survivor of Suicide

When someone we know has lost a loved one to suicide it is often difficult to figure out how you can help.  It really comes down to respecting that people all heal differently and that the emotional turmoil that they are feeling is often hard to express.  Everyone needs a hand up to help them heal.  Even though the survivors may not ask for it or say they are OK, understand that they may not quite know how to express their feelings.  Here are some ideas about how you can provide support after a suicide.