Preventive Measures for Adolescent Suicidal Behavior

Adolescent-Suicidal-Behavior A Practical Guide for Pro-Active Detection and Prevention of Adolescent Suicidal Behavior One in five teens in the United States seriously considers suicide annually and suicide is the third leading cause of death in adolescents, according to the American Psychological Association. While many of the behaviors contained herein are that of any “normal” teenager, this […] Continue reading →

Suicide Prevention, Warning Signs, Resources

Suicide Prevention Warning Signs Suicide Prevention: Warning Signs, Questions, and  Resources What’s the best way to provide grief counseling and bereavement care to someone who is suffering the loss of a loved one to suicide? Eliminate the reason to provide the service in the first place. The American Academy of Bereavement recognizes Suicide Prevention Month as an opportunity to engage […] Continue reading →

Grief in the Holidays

“Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life.” – Anne Roiphe The thought of the holiday season probably brings several thoughts to your mind; food, presents, snow, family, games, general happiness, the smell of cookies, and always having your holiday ham. While everyone knows that the holidays […] Continue reading →

Childrens Grief Awareness Day

Childrens Grief Awareness Day Today is the National Children’s Grief Awareness Day. This day is held on the third Thursday of November before we start the holiday season. It is an important time to remember those people who are grieving, especially young children who are not equipped to handle these emotions on their own. The […] Continue reading →