Sometimes in the course of grief, we find it's difficult to read, to focus, to concentrate. People hand us books and we want to read them, but we can't, at least for now. The Internet now provides us with videos on a myriad of suicide- related topics. Below you'll find a selection reflecting a variety of topics. Each one is prefaced with a description to explain what it is before you watch it.
Links to Videos
For the suicide survivor: Messages of hope
Thomas Joiner, Ph.D., a survivor of his father's suicide discusses his suicide-related research.
And here Dr. Joiner talks about suicide with Dr. Phil
Nothing about us withouts: Creating language around suicide attempt survivors and resources for hope.
David Draiman of the band Disturbed talks about losing a girlfriend to suicide
for the American Association of Suicidology
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Survivors of Suicide Day clip
The Spanish version for the AFSP Survivor Day
More AFSP Survivors of Suicide Day
If you've lost a loved one in the military (from Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, TAPS)
TAPS Good Grief Camp Helps Children Cope with Suicide Loss
Surviving Families of Suicide in the Military Speak to DoD Task Force on Suicide Prevention
Eckhart Tolle: Can You Help Me Reconcile My Grief With The Power Of Now
Rascal Flatts sings "Why"
Pema Chodron talks about "This Lousy World." We are responsible for our own happiness.
Finding forgiveness in suicide loss
Twenty-five facts about my greatest insecurity from a sibling survivor of suicide