Grief and Suicide

Death, Dying, End of Life Information, Book Reviews, and Advocacy

Listed below are many links to blogs and websites that focus on, discuss or provide information about suicide and grief.

Grief and bereavement are normal and one’s emotional response to death. Whether it was known the person was dying or not ahead of time does not change the reaction. The emotions might change, the thought process may be different, but death is traumatic! Death by suicide is different than other ways one could die; accident, illness, natural disaster, age-suicide is a choice one makes and the survivor or survivors wonder why?

Think Robin Williams-an amazing actor, talented, from the outside looks like he had it all; fame, fortune, humor, many movies behind him…as one gets to know his history, they learn of his health both physical and mental and what was going on for him. None of this was obvious to the natural eye and certainly as a bystander-most thought…

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About Sue Rosenbloom, M.A., C.T.

Thanatologist: Loss and Grief Coach - My blog is for educational purposes only. I am not a licensed professional counselor - Bachelor of Arts in Human Studies - Marylhurst University (2007)- Certificate in Thanatology - Hood College (2008) Master of Arts in Thanatology - Hood College (2009) Certificate in Thanatology - The-Association for Death Education and Counseling (The highest level of loss and grief education). * Hospice, Alzheimers and Senior's Advocate * Former first responder for Trauma Intervention Program, Inc. (TIP) * Hospice and Bereavement Volunteer for Providence Hospice Bereavement Program * Association for Death Education and Counseling Member * National Alliance for Bereavement of Children * Hood College Thanatology Association * American Group Psychotherapy Association * Marylhurst Gerontolgy Association * Oregon Gerontology Association * Hospice, Loss, Grief and Bereavement Researcher * Creative Writer
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