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MIRECC/CoE VA Advanced Fellowship in Mental Illness Research and Treatment
MIRECC/CoE Educational Products
MIRECC Educational Products
How to Talk to a Child about a Suicide Attempt in Your Family: Guides Targeting Age Groups 4-8, 9-13 and 14-18
Name: How to Talk to a Child about a Suicide Attempt in Your Family: Guides Targeting Age Groups 4-8, 9-13 and 14-18
Description: Description: This information sheet is intended to serve as a guide for adults to use when talking with a 4-8, 9-13 or 14-18 year-old child about a suicide attempt in the family. It is not intended to replace the advice of a mental health professional. In fact, it may be best to use this along with professional support if you or your child is struggling with how to talk about this difficult topic. It is important to consider the childs level of development and ability to understand events when deciding how to talk with them about this issue.
VISN 19: Rocky Mountain MIRECC
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Link to Uniform MH Services/Keywords:
- Suicide Prevention
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