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POSTVENTION: A Guide for Response to Suicide on College Campuses

This resource is intended for use by colleges and universities that are affected by and/or want to be prepared for campus crises and campus deaths. Suicide postvention efforts address the need for predetermined strategies to effectively and sensitively respond to campus deaths after they occur. We believe that it is important to note that a good postvention plan can have a positive impact on prevention, as well. This resource defines specific areas of consideration and planning and offers suggestions for best practices. Planning and implementation of postvention efforts rely heavily on using an interdisciplinary approach that utilizes the skills and resources of administrators, practitioners and the greater campus community. These disciplines will ideally collaborate in the postvention... Show More


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