After a Suicide: Recommendations for Religious Services and Other Public Memorial Observances
Suicide Prevention Resource Center~~~~~~
This pamphlet provides recommendations created to aid members of the clergy & other community & faith leaders in caring for those who have lost a loved one due to suicide, & to assist them in helping to plan a memorial observance. This document provides background information, suggests ways to care for & support survivors, offers recommendations for planning memorial services, & lists additional resources. The suggestions presented are based on scientific research & consultations with clergy & counsellors who have provided care during the aftermath of suicide.