Year: 1991 Source: Surviving Suicide, v.3, no.2, (Fall 1991), p.3-4 SIEC No: 19911517

This article is the 1st of 2 on leaders of bereavement groups “burning out”. The author begins by describing the case of Lois, a survivor of her husband’s suicide & the leader of a bereavement group. She is trying to handle a full-time job while running a bereavement group, & worrying about the effect of the suicide on her son. The author outlines the signs of burn-out, such as weariness, guilt, irritability, forgetfulness, & notable shifts in usual behavior. (2nd article – #911518). (VM)