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The Aftermath of Death and Loss

If the suicide of a friend or family member has left your child distraught, you can offer comfort by:

  • Expressing love and sympathy
  • Acknowledging your child’s pain and fear
  • Being non-judgmental about your child’s feelings and the suicide itself
  • Encouraging your child to stay connected with friends and family
  • Answering your child’s questions and talking about the suicide