For those left behind when a loved one dies of suicide, recovery can be difficult. Stigma, guilt, and blame are exceptionally common. They need more support, but often get less, and their own risk of suicide is elevated. Experts—one a suicide survivor herself—discuss the difficulties and ways survivors can cope.
- Joyce Bruggeman, Executive Director, Survivors of Suicide Loss
- Dr. Holly Prigerson, Co-Director, Center for Research on End of Life Care, Professor of Geriatrics and Sociology in Medicine, Weill-Cornell Medical College