Year: 1987 Source: Journal of School Health, v.57, no.5, (May 1987), p.181-182 SIEC No: 19871620

Each year, teens who commit suicide leave behind more than 25,000 survivors. In addition to feelings of depression, anger & guilt the survivors must cope with societal attitudes toward suicide. Few resources are available to deal with the problem. This paper discusses the impact of teen suicide on survivors, and outlines educational and administrative postvention protocol for schools.