How To Help The Friends and Family Of A Suicide Victim
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 867 , Segment 2
Episode: War on Poverty, Coping With Suicide, Happy Birthday, Harry!
- 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.