Addressing the Aftermath of Suicide: Why We Need Postvention
Here: a brief review of the literature on postvention efforts; the effects on the victim’s caregivers; and a guide to resources to help manage survivors’ and caregivers’ emotions and dread.
Mandatory Leave of Absence for College Students With Suicidal Behaviors: The Real Story
One would easily imagine from a recent TV report that psychiatrically ill and suicidal students are routinely being shipped off to hospitals and removed from their colleges without due process or discussion.
Physician-Assisted Suicide and the Rise of the Consumer Movement
Should doctors be legally allowed to assist terminally ill patients in committing suicide?
Mini Quiz: Suicide Risk in Veterans
After leaving active duty, when are veterans at greatest for suicide?
Stories of Patients Who Moved You – and Who Moved Us to Tears
We are about to publish the winning essays from our first-ever writer's contest. We hope you'll find them as moving and memorable as we did.
Suicide Prevention: Translating Evidence Into Practice
A growing body of research has given us strategies at population, community, and clinical levels that can be put into practice. Details here.
Characteristics of Completed Suicides
In this study, about 70% of patients who completed suicide had recently sought treatment. Will you recognize those at risk?
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