8 posts tagged with suicide and coping.
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How did you get over a family member's or friend's suicide?

My cousin took her own life two years ago, and it has been a long, painful process trying to find a creative way to help me cope with her being gone. What I have found most effective for my coping style is hearing how other people moved on from their losses. Hearing stories about hobbies, projects, and adventures dedicated to their loved one, or even something like a great book recommendation would be helpful. [more inside]
posted by Become A Silhouette on Apr 16, 2016 - 15 answers

Coping mechanisms for dealing with suicide ideation?

Coping mechanisms for dealing with suicide ideation, when there's no actual intent to commit suicide? [more inside]
posted by yeoz on Sep 11, 2012 - 17 answers

How do I help my pre-teen nephew understand his teen friend's suicide?

My 10 year old nephew just found out that his 15 year old friend committed suicide. What online resources can I send my sister to help him work through his feelings? [more inside]
posted by KathyK on Jun 24, 2011 - 13 answers

Perspectives on the downward spiral, please

Need advice for books on how to deal with a family member's suicide. [more inside]
posted by greenland on Aug 4, 2009 - 12 answers

How to help a friend cope with a parent's attempted suicide.

Help me support a friend whose father attempted suicide. Added complication: my friend is half a world away from both his family and me. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 4, 2009 - 5 answers

Are these feelings normal, or symptoms of depression?

How do I sort out whether my feelings are due to grief, or depression, and how do I proceed after the suicide of my brother-in-law? [more inside]
posted by alpha_betty on Dec 11, 2008 - 8 answers

Ink as a coping strategy?

Why did my brother's suicide attempt make me want to get a tattoo? And should I? [more inside]
posted by greekphilosophy on Dec 14, 2007 - 33 answers

Dealing with Suicide

Dealing with suicide. No, not me, someone in my family, who is now dearly departed.

Comments, suggestions, advice? Thanks.
posted by anonymous on Jan 25, 2005 - 10 answers

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