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Offering Support After A Suicide

I had a few calls over the holidays asking for help in how to respond and offer support after a┬ásuicide, so I thought I would share some ideas on how to be a friend in the aftermath.┬áThese are things that helped my family and I share them in case this experience crosses your path. I love the A. A. Milne…

Suicide Resources: Section 504 Support for Children

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If you are navigating the aftermath of a parent suicide and have school age children, I strongly recommend pursuing Section 504 accommodations as a safety net for them. Simply put, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act guarantees certain rights to people with disabilities and applies to any agency receiving federal funds, such as a school. A child dealing with the…