Building on the Loss Group: The Leeds Organisation of Survivors of Suicide

In Britain there is a suicide every 85 minutes and research suggests that the rate could be in fact three times higher than this, as coroners often return verdicts of misadventure or open verdicts. To lose someone you love through suicide is indescribably awful. It has been referred to as a personal holocaust. People torture themselves with a million questions of ‘Why?’ There is a whole kaleidoscope of emotions and feelings stirring around in a pit of despair. The sense of rejection can be crushing too. How can he have loved me to do what he did? Then there...

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