Suicide Grief: Healing After A Loved One's Suicide

Suicide Grief: Healing After A Loved One's Suicide

A loved one's suicide can trigger intense emotions. For example: You might continue to experience intense reactions during the weeks and months after your loved one's suicide — including nightmares, flashbacks, difficulty concentrating, social withdrawal and loss of interest in usual activities — especially if you witnessed or discovered the suicide. Many people have trouble discussing suicide, and might not reach out to you. This could leave you feeling isolated or abandoned if the support you expected to receive just isn't there. Additionally, some religions limit the rituals available to people who've died by suicide, which could also leave you...

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