Lost someone to suicide
Suicide Call Back Service provides phone and online counselling for anyone who has lost someone to suicide. Bereavement can often be very complicated. In addition to grief, people bereaved can experience shock, guilt, anger and loneliness.
Suicide Call Back Service has a number of resources available that can help you through this difficult time. If it is an emergency call 000.
Legal considerations following a suicide
Deaths by suicide, like all sudden or unexpected deaths, are reported to the Coroner. The coronial court staff will assist the family and anyone involved with the death or investigation. This may be practical help, short term counselling, support to people exposed to a traumatic death, and referral to other agencies that provide assistance.Read article
Supporting adolescents bereaved by suicide
The experience of losing a family member or friend to suicide can be particularly difficult during teenage years. While a young person may be yearning for independence, after a suicide they may also experience a conflicting need for support from those close to them.Read article
Who can I talk to about suicide bereavement
Suicide bereavement can be an incredibly difficult experience, but is not something you have to go through alone. Talking about grief and loss with family and friends will give you practical and emotional help, but sometimes it may be necessary to get some extra support from a health professional.Read article
Grieving the loss of a parent - Missing your mum on Mother’s Day
Many families will be celebrating Mother’s Day with their mum, but for some of us, this can be a difficult time. If your mother has passed away, the lead up to the day is a constant reminder of what you’ve lost. Read our blog on finding ways to cope with the loss of your mum on Mother’s Day.Read article