Type of Entry: Business Guides
Name: A Managers Guide to Suicide Post-Vention
Date added: 1 May 2020
Delivery type: Guide
Owned by: NSPAA - National Suicide Prevention Action Alliance (US)
Cost: No
Target audience: Workplace
Core elements

The guide to suicide postvention in the workplace includes information on:

  • What postvention is
  • Co-ordinate: contain the crisis
  • Notify: protect the privacy of the deceased
  • Communnicate: prevent contagion
  • Support: offer practical assistance 
  • Link: identify and link affected employees
  • Comfort: support families and promote healthy grieving
  • Honor: prepare for anniversaries and milestones
  • Sustain: transition from postvention to prevention
  • Signposting to professional resources
  • Resources for workplaces
Recommended by...
  • American Association of Suicidology (US)
  • Carson J SPencer Foundation (US)
  • Crisis Care Network (US)

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Content last updated: 02/11/2022.

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