After Suicide: A Ray Of Hope For Those Left Behind

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Da Capo Press, Apr 13, 2009 - Psychology - 328 pages
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Beginning with her own story of coping with her husband's suicide, Eleanora Betsy Ross takes the reader beyond the silence and shame often associated with suicide and shatters some of the most pervasive myths surrounding this common tragedy. By examining the dynamics of after-suicide bereavement and using dozens of real-life case histories, After Suicide offers hope for the survivors and helps them maintain their sanity and poise during this most difficult time.Backed by years of research and the author's extensive work with survivors and support groups, this book is a valuable guide to coping with a suicide for both survivors and those who work with them. Capped by a comprehensive resource guide, After Suicide stands as an important resource for anyone who has to deal with this loss.
 

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This book was exactly what I needed and everything the people in my life didn't know to give me. The first thing I learned is that the grief process for survivors of suicide is very different from the ... Read full review

Contents

Section 16
Section 17
Section 18
Section 19
Section 20
Section 21
Section 22
Section 23

Section 9
Section 10
Section 11
Section 12
Section 13
Section 14
Section 15
Section 24
Section 25
Section 26
Section 27
Section 28
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Eleanora Betsy Ross founded A Ray of Hope, Inc., in 1977, following the loss of her husband by suicide. An acknowledged expert on suicide prevention and postvention, Mrs. Ross is a member of the American Association of Suicidology and the Association for Death Education and Counseling. She lives in Iowa City, Iowa.

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