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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.

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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.

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A growing body of research has given us strategies at population, community, and clinical levels that can be put into practice. Details here.

In this study, about 70% of patients who completed suicide had recently sought treatment. Will you recognize those at risk?

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