Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 481 Table of Contents Helping Young Loss Survivors...............................................................................2 Taking Care of Yourself.............................................................................3 Understanding Suicide.............................................................................4 Navigating the Immediate Aftermath.....................................................6 How to Inform Young People of Suicide Death.......................6 Guiding Young People Through the Practical Realities After a Suicide Death................................................9 Helping Young People Cope and Heal................................................... 12 Creating a Space for Healing................................................. 12 Maintaining an Open Dialogue............................................... 14 Dealing with Reminders of the Loss.......................................17 Managing the Return to School............................................. 19 Understanding Suicide Grief in Children and Teens............................22 Deciding if Your Child Needs Added Support ......................................26 Focus on Teens.....................................................................................................30 Helping Teens Cope and Heal................................................................ 31 Creating a Space for Healing................................................. 31 Understanding Suicide Grief in Teens...................................................33 Navigating the Weeks and Months to Come.........................33 Facilitating the Return to School...........................................36 Suicidal Thinking and Suicide Risk.......................................37 Conclusion and Additional Resources............................................................... 40 Resources for Child and Teen Loss Surivors......................... 41 Resources for Suicide Loss Survivors...................................42 Resources for Schools............................................................43 Resources for Suicide Prevention..........................................43