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This booklet provides practical help and advice for those coping with a death by suicide.
Others, who have lost loved ones in sudden or tragic circumstances such as road traffic
accidents, may also experience some of the same feelings of loss and grief that suicide
survivors can experience and may benefit from the advice provided.
Sections 1 and 2 deal with immediate reactions and natural responses to a death by suicide.
The information provided may equally be of assistance to all those who have lost a
loved one in traumatic circumstances or who may be experiencing a complicated level of
Sections 3 and 4 deal with events that follow a death and provide practical advice on dealing
with such matters as the financial affairs of the deceased.
Section 5 highlights where to go for further help. In particular, a related publication
"Directory of Bereavement Support Services" provides a listing of general bereavement
services and specific services available to those bereaved following suicide. Both publications
will be available on our website www.nosp.ie.
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