10 Steps to dealing with the aftermath of a suicide
The suicide death of clients, vendors, or a family member of an employee can have a profound impact in the workplace.
How do you manage the death with compassion and empathy? What does your staff need in order to process the loss or support the suicide loss survivor? How do you address the loss of this person appropriately? What does a manager do if the family has asked for non disclosure on the cause of death?
In the aftermath of a suicide, some vulnerable individuals in the workplace may be at risk for responding by attempting their own suicide. That’s why it’s important to read this 20-page guide on what to do. It offers checklists, practical step-by-step advice and templates for creating internal memos.
The initial response of any organization often sets the tone for what is to follow. This guide from AAS, American Association of Suicidology, will guide those in the workplace on what do to following a suicide tragedy. So if you work at a company, please share this guide with your manager and the human resources department. This has also been added to the Suicide Resources page.