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“Alliance of Hope” added to “Links”

“The Alliance of Hope for Suicide Survivors, a 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit, provides healing support for people who have lost loved ones to suicide. It was founded in 2008 by Ronnie Walker, a licensed clinical mental health counselor who lost her stepson … Continue reading

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Suicide Bereavement and Complicated Grief

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Hiking in Suicidal Patients: Neutral Effects on Markers of Suicidality

Methods This prospective, randomized, crossover study evaluated the effects of hiking in high-risk suicidal patients (n = 20) who performed 9 weeks of hiking (2-3 hikes/week, 2-2.5 hours each) and a 9-week control period. Conclusions Hiking is an effective and safe … Continue reading

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What Is Complicated Grief?

Complicated grief is an intense and long-lasting form of grief that takes over a person’s life. It is natural to experience acute grief after someone close dies, but complicated grief is different. Complicated grief is a form of grief that … Continue reading

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New Targeted Therapy Helps Overcome Disabling Grief

Complicated Grief  (see NIHM – 13) Recent research has identified the public health significance of a previously overlooked syndrome in adults who have lost a loved one. Complicated grief, a seriously debilitating condition with symptoms similar to both depression and post-traumatic … Continue reading

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Where is God When It Hurts? by Albert Y. Hsu

Family and Community Ministries, 25(1), 19-­‐29 CHRISTIAN LEADERS SUMMARY Helen Harris Albert Hsu begins most of the chapters in Grieving a Suicide with a question. That is appropriate given the thundering pain and questions when survivors deal with the aftermath … Continue reading

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How to Respond to Bereavement or Grief at Work

Human Resources Sorrowful things happen to your employees and coworkers. These are the people with whom you spend the most time nearly every day of the week. When bad things happen to your coworkers, you can be profoundly affected, too … Continue reading

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