Out of stock for ordering This brochure provides guidance to funeral directors to support survivors of suicide loss. It describes the impact of death by suicide on survivors, how to deal with negative public perceptions, and steps to manage stress. Publication ID SMA09-4375 Publication Date July 2009 Format Brochure Download Suicide: Guide for Funeral Directors on Supporting Survivors PDF 680.05 KB Find Related Information Audience Professional Care Providers You May Also Be Interested In Suicide Prevention in Indian Country This fact sheet, developed for tribal audiences and the agencies that work with them, reviews suicide prevention in Indian Country and how the 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention can apply to tribal communities. National Strategy for Suicide Prevention 2012: How You Can Play a Role in Preventing Suicide This fact sheet offers strategies for suicide prevention. It provides facts about suicide, including its prevalence and at-risk populations. This resource also lists warning signs of suicidal behavior, and describes how to help someone who is at risk for suicide. Disaster Distress Helpline Brochure This brochure features the national Disaster Distress Helpline, which supports people who are coping with the after effects of a disaster. Learn about a disasters’ potential to cause psychological stress, warning signs of distress, and tips for coping. Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide This fact sheet provides recommendations for media coverage of suicide that can help change negative public perceptions. It lists warning signs, offers tips to avoid misinformation, and offers ideas to encourage hope. Suicide Prevention in Alaska Report This report gives an overview of suicide prevention strategies used in Alaska. It provides background information on the suicide epidemic within the state, and explores the effectiveness of recent suicide prevention efforts. It also highlights data on suicide rates among American Indians and Alaskan Natives. National Strategy for Suicide Prevention 2012: Goals and Objectives for Action This report outlines a national strategy to guide actions for suicide prevention. It highlights objectives and goals across four strategic directions: wellness and empowerment, prevention services, treatment and support services, and surveillance.