Suicide

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Suicide is silent, not because there isn’t a cry for help, but because it becomes the unspeakable taboo. If survivors don’t talk about it, they may be able to shade the truth that they have become a statistic in an unwelcome profile.

Ask Me… 30 Things I Want You To Know by Nan Zastrow

Ask Me. . . 30 things I want you to know By Nan ZastrowAll grievers want to be heard. The information in this book speaks not only to survivors of suicide, but to anyone who grieves, about the elements of grief and the depth of sadness. If you allow a griever to teach you about the uniqueness of his or her grief, you may learn so much more about the sanctity of life.

“Nan Zastrow has done some extraordinary work in the field of bereavement, none more touching than this book, her story, her testimony to her son Chad” Richard B Gilbert PHD reviews Ask Me...

What it Feels Like to be a Survivor of Suicide

This article is written from my personal reflection of what it feels like to be a survivor of suicide. It is not meant to ignore or diminish the experience of other types of traumatic deaths that may have similar responses. My responses are not unique to me alone and may agree with the thoughts expressed by others. In Memory of Chad Zastrow 12-4- 1971 to 4-16- 1993

Sometimes We Don’t Get Second Chances

Although suicide is considered a choice, sometimes the victims are in such pain that they can’t find any other answer.

Suicide – When The Silence Stops

Although suicide is considered a choice, sometimes the victims are in such pain that they can’t find any other answer.

Suicide – Without Warning

Suicide is described as the deliberate taking of one’s life. In some cases there is a cry for help, but sometimes suicide occurs without warning at all.