How To Help The Friends and Family Of A Suicide Victim

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • Jul 31, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 16:55 mins

Guest: Lekeisha Sumner, PhD, Clinical Professor, Psychiatry & Bio-behavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles When someone dies by suicide, it’s hard to know how to help that person’s loved ones as they grieve. There’s a stigma and discomfort that makes it easy to justify just staying away. You don’t want to say the wrong thing or make the pain worse. And yet those who’ve lost a loved one to suicide are at increased risk themselves. They need your support.

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