Effective grief and bereavement support: the role of family, friends, colleagues, schools and support professionals.

When you are left to live: a documentary

CSP has two copies of “When you are left 2 live: a facilitator’s guide.” Vancouver, BC: BC Council for Families.(2010).43 p.

Easing the Legacy of Suicide (IN: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Suicidal Behavior, edited by R I Yufit & D Lester)

The cathartic effect of a nonfatal suicide attempt has been noted & suicidal behaviour can be seen as a useful & helpful approach to crises. Suicidal behaviour may also be efficacious in changing the environment of an individual in a favourable way. In this chapter, the author goes further by viewing even death by suicide[…]

The Effectiveness of Family-Based Cognitive-Behavior Grief Therapy to Prevent Complicated Grief in Relatives of Suicide Victims: the Mediating Role of Suicide Ideation


Best and Promising Practices in Suicide Bereavement Support Services: a Review of the Literature


Book Review-Retelling Violent Death, by E K Rynearson

See SIEC #2004-0252 for the complete reference to “Retelling Violent Death” by E K Rynearson.

But I Didn’t Say Goodbye: Helping Children and Families After a Suicide (2nd Edition)

This book is written as seen through the eyes of an 11-year-old boy whose father died by suicide. It starts by discussing the family immediately after the suicide & ends five years later. The first chapter focuses on the strain associated with telling a child someone they loved died by suicide while the last chapter[…]

Talking Together About Death: a Bereavement Pack for People With Learning Disabilities, Their Families & Carers

This resource pack is specifically designed for families & carers to share the experience of death & bereavement with those with learning disabiliites. The package is set up so that materials can be selected to best meet the needs of the individual in exploring, discussing, & sharing personal feelings & experiences. The package contains a[…]

Book Reviews. Grief’s Long Journey

Postvention: the Impact of Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour on Family Members, Professionals and Organisations (IN: Relating to Self-Harm and Suicide. Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Practice, Theory and Prevention, ed. by S Briggs, A Lemma and W Crouch