After a Suicide Death: An Activity Book for Grieving Kids Item #551
In this hands-on, interactive activity book, children who have been exposed to a suicide death can learn from other grieving kids. The activity book includes drawing activities, puzzles, stories, advice from other kids and helpful suggestions for how to navigate the grief process after a suicide death.
Understanding Suicide, Supporting Children Item #582
Each year, 30,000 Americans die of suicide, leaving behind families—and sometimes young children—left to cope.Understanding Suicide, Supporting Children (24 minutes) provides insight on the emotions and experiences that children, teens and families affected by a suicide death often go through, and offers ways to help. The DVD and guide are a resource for training purposes, or for general viewing by parents, therapists, counselors, and others.
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For anyone who has ever doubted the capacity of children to integrate the experience of a loved one’s suicide, “Understanding Suicide: Supporting Children” offers powerful, moving, and reassuring testimony that this is exactly what they’re capable of when their experiences and feelings are addressed openly and honestly in an age-appropriate manner. Whether you’re a clinician, parent, or a teacher faced with a child who is dealing with a loved one’s suicide, this film provides us with a compelling message of hope and healing: supporting a child or adolescent through their healing journey will help us all stretch and grow while we play an important role in reducing the increased risk of suicide for the most vulnerable suicide loss survivors.
Christine Moutier, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
When Death Impacts Your School: A Guide for School Administrators Item #545
A valuable resource for school personnel who are faced with a death or tragedy in their school community. This guidebook includes suggestions for how schools can help students—by addressing concerns, organizing memorials and offering support. It also includes instructions for developing a school intervention plan after a death, how to address issues related to suicide and violence and how to know when outside help is needed.