More resources - after suicide
After a Suicide - Practical information for people bereaved by suicide
This booklet gives practical information that can be needed after a suicide. The contents include caring for yourself, answering difficult questions, details on who may be involved or need to be involved and information for getting ongoing help and support.
Download After a Suicide information booklet.pdf
Visit After a Suicide website for practical information for families, whānau and friends.
Explaining suicide to children & young people
Breaking any kind of bad news to children and teens is difficult, but something as painful as suicide makes it even harder.
Download Explaining suicide to children & young people information sheet
View this info sheet & others online at: http://www.skylight.org.nz/AFTER+A+SUICIDE
Breaking the silence : New Zealanders talk about suicide
Author: Moir, Lorraine. Imprint: Nelson, N.Z.: Craig Potton Pub., c2001.
Classification: HV 6543 M7136 2001
Death without warning : Information and support after an unexpected death
Author: Ewart, Lynne. Skylight (Organization) 2nd ed. Imprint: Wellington South, N.Z.: Skylight, 2008.
Classification: HQ 1073.5 E845 2008
Dialectical behavior therapy with suicidal adolescents
Author: Miller, Alec L. Imprint: New York: Guilford Press, c2007.
Classification: WS 463 M6468d 2007
Last words : approaches to death in New Zealand's cultures and faiths.
Author: Schwass, Margot. Company: Funeral Directors' Association of New Zealand. Imprint: Wellington, N.Z.: Bridget Williams Books with the Funeral Directors Association of N.Z., 2005.
Classification: BF 789 L349 2005
Suicide survivor's handbook : a guide to the bereaved and those who wish to help them
Author: Carlson, Trudy Imprint: Duluth, Minn.: Benline Press, 1995
Classification: HV 6543 C37 1995
Additional books dealing with grief
Coping with grief
Author: McKissock, Mal.
Edition: 3rd ed.
Imprint: Sydney: ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1995.
Classification: BF 575.G7 M158 1995
Good grief : a constructive approach to the problem of loss
Author: Westberg, Granger E
Imprint: Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1982
Classification: WM 55 Wes 1982
Love and loss : the roots of grief and its complications
Author: Parkes, Colin Murray.
Imprint: Hove, East Sussex : New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis, 2006.
Classification: WM 460.5.O2 P2451 2006
Grief counselling and grief therapy : a handbook for the mental health practitioner
Author: Worden, J. William (James William)
Edition: 3rd ed.
Imprint: Hove, East Sussex: Routledge, 2003.
Classification: WM 55 W9249 2003
Reprinted 2005 and 2006.
Grief and loss across the lifespan : a biopsychosocial perspective.
Author: Walter, Carolyn Ambler.
Imprint: New York: Springer, c2009.
Classification: BF 575.G7 W231 2009
On children and death
Author: Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth
Imprint: New York: Macmillan, 1983
Classification: WS 200 K935 1983
Recovery from loss : a personalized guide to the grieving process
Author: Tagliaferre, Lewis
Imprint: Deerfield Beach, Fla.: Health Communications, 1990
Classification: WB 310 T34 1990
Supporting bereaved and dying children and their parents
Author: Herbert, Martin
Imprint: Camberwell, Vic.: Australian Council for Educational Research, 1997
Classification: WS 350.6 P37 1997 no. 10