End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Grief and Suicide

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… Continue reading Grief and Suicide

Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Resilience: A Book Review — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

  Looks like a very good book and a wonderful reference book... Originally posted on Grieve Well: When I first ran across “Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges,” by Steven M. Southwick and Dennis S. Charney, I thought it could be the ultimate book of evidence-based grief coping strategies. Written by a couple… Continue reading Resilience: A Book Review — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

Education, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health, Youth

Shared via Penny Knapp – When a Child Dies by Suicide – Richmond Family Magazine — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

This is an important article that should be shared with all parents, teachers, and individuals who work with youth...   Source: When a Child Dies by Suicide – Richmond Family Magazine via Shared via Penny Knapp – When a Child Dies by Suicide – Richmond Family Magazine — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

Education, Humanity, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Teen suicides eclipse homicides, and smartphone use could play a role – Business Insider — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

This article worries me. As a mom with a teenager, I am super involved in my kids lives, show interest, ask questions, encourage their friends to come over and limit the electronic use. I insist on eating dinner together as much as possible, family movie night, and time alone with each of my kids. Conversations… Continue reading Teen suicides eclipse homicides, and smartphone use could play a role – Business Insider — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

Grief/Grieving/Bereavement

When Your Child Dies by Suicide

Take a look at this blog post-very moving and it should be shared with others..... http://thegrieftoolbox.com/article/whenyourchilddiessuicide My heart goes out to Leah Parsons....to lose a child to suicide-I cannot imagine. As parents we give of ourselves fully to our children and hope with our love and guidance they choose a good path in life. We… Continue reading When Your Child Dies by Suicide

Healthcare, ICU

Why Do Doctors Commit Suicide?  

Hello everybody, my dear friends. Published in the pages of the opinion of the New York Times on September 4, 2014, by Pranay Sinha, I present this impressive article  the suicide of two residents during the month of September. Photo by Anna Parini The statistics are chilling: doctors commit suicide twice as much as the rest… Continue reading Why Do Doctors Commit Suicide?  

Aging/Gerontology, End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Excerpt from: Journey’s End

Journey’s End: Death, Dying, and the End of Life  by Victoria Brewster, MSW and Julie Saeger Nierenberg, MA Ed This article is an excerpt from the upcoming book: Journey's End: Death, Dying, and the End of Life, written, compiled, and edited by Victoria Brewster, MSW and Julie Saeger Nierenberg, MA Ed with an anticipated release… Continue reading Excerpt from: Journey’s End