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I Am Not a Suicide Loss Survivor
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(c) by Emily Boller   Photo credit: Yaro Photography   September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and for the next thirty days my Facebook newsfeed will be inundated with articles related to the topic. Unfortunately, I automatically joined a club several years ago that I never signed up for—and somehow through the algorithms of Faceook my name was added to the spam list for...

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Immediately After a Suicide (or Any Sudden Death)
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I’m posting the following writing on my blog, because unfortunately, I get asked frequently about how to help a family after a suicide. (My son died by suicide in 2012 at the age of 21.)  When Someone Dies by Suicide (c) by Emily Boller   First of all, the family is in intense shock. They may not totally understand or grasp the news of what just happened. Initially,...

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