Year: 1993 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (26th: 1993: San Francisco), p.22-23 SIEC No: 19960314

In the aftermath of an inpatient suicide, staff have at least 3 goals: address the acute needs of the patients on the unit & contain further self-destructive behaviour; enhance & support the patients’ process of mourning & recovery; & process for staff mourning & recovery. This paper presents guidelines for 9 kinds of meetings that could occur to help manage & process the suicide.