Throughout our site we have include links and references to other resources and organisations which you may find helpful. Listed below are some of the key resources which provide an overview of many aspects of bereavement by suicide and the help available. You may also want to look at our publication “Support after a Suicide” which is available in English and Welsh.
Help is at Hand – produced by the Department of Health, this is a resource for people bereaved by suicide and other sudden, traumatic death in England and Wales.
After a Suicide – produced by the Scottish Association for Mental Health. This guide will help you with the practical issues that need to be faced after a suicide, talk about some of the emotions you might be experiencing and suggest some places where you can get help.
There are other Suicide prevention and postvention resources listed on the SAMH website – Publications
Finding your way – A directory of suicide bereavement services for Surrey and North East Hampshire
First Hand – First Hand is for anyone affected by witnessing a suicide, when they did not know the person who has died. This may be because you happened to be at a particular location, or because your job involves responding to these incidents.
A Guide to Coroner Services for Bereaved People – A Guide to the inquest process, if someone close to you has died and their
death has been reported to the coroner. You may also want to refer to this if you have been called as a witness at an inquest.