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Talking to Kids About a Family Suicide Attempt

An excellent, well-researched and professionally produced video takes on a difficult task: how to talk to kids and teens about a suicide attempt made by a family member or friend.

With four scenarios, this video offers advice and examples, with acted-out dialogues. It talks about how to handle discussions differently with kids in three age groups: preschoolers, school-aged children, and teenagers.

The web site also offers additional resources and information, such as places to turn in America for more support, including 24/7 helplines. It also offers videos and information broken down by age group instead of the 19 minute full-length production.

A unique and valuable resource, this video can help reassure and educate children and youth, to keep your family functioning.

Talking to Kids About a Family Suicide Attempt


Sandra Kiume

Sandra Kiume is a mental health advocate from Vancouver, Canada, and the founder of @unsuicide. Along with maintaining Channel N, she contributes to World of Psychology.


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Kiume, S. (2015). Talking to Kids About a Family Suicide Attempt. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 19, 2019, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2015/10/talking-to-kids-about-a-family-suicide-attempt/

 

Last updated: 19 Oct 2015
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