Suicide Postvention Consulting
Suicide Postvention is a term that was first coined by Edwin Shneidman, which he used to describe "appropriate and helpful acts that come after a dire event."
Suicide postvention is a process that has the objective of alleviating the effects of stress and helping those left behind - called suicide loss survivors - to cope with the loss they have just experienced.
Research shows suicide loss survivors are at a higher risk of suicide themselves.
We will work with you to identify and implement suicide postvention programs that best support your community such as:
Loss survivor follow up protocols
Support Group Facilitator training
Training Peer Mentors to support loss survivors using Dr. Alan Wolfelt's Companioning model
Engaging suicide loss survivors as part of prevention efforts
We will work with you to launch suicide postvention programs including support with: