Year: 2013 Source: London : Dept. of Health, 2010. 43p. SIEC No: 20130030

Bereavement following suicide is traumatic. Guilt, shame, stigma and feelings of rejection and isolation set it apart from the sadness following other kinds of death and may make it difficult for the bereaved person to obtain help (Harwood et al, 2002; Hawton & Simkin, 2003; Beautrais, 2004). This article describes the development, content and potential uses of new resources developed by the University of Oxford in collaboration with the Department of Health.

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