The Clinical Takeaway: Suicide Bereavement


The Clinical Takeaway: Suicide Bereavement



In this episode:


– Grief is a process, not something to be fixed.


– If one of your patients died by suicide, you are not alone in experiencing emotional turmoil, perceived isolation and guilt.


– Linking up with appropriate support and resources is very important for GPs who are experiencing the emotional trauma of having had a patient die from suicide.



Host: Dr David Lim, GP



Guest: Monique Broadbent, Support Leader; Standby – Support After Suicide, Brisbane



Total time: 41 mins



Recommended Resources:
After Suicide: A resource for GPs (PDF)
– Research: GPs’ experiences of dealing with parents bereaved by suicide (PDF)
Helping survivors in the aftermath of suicide loss (PDF)
Standby National Client Outcomes Project Final Report (PDF)
– To learn more about StandBy and to access resources, visit the national website





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