How to talk about suicide postvention

Six Feet Over, The Marquette Community Emergency Cleanup Fund, and the Community Foundation of Marquette County are working together to help heal the U.P.
Zosia Eppensteiner, Dave Aho, and Katie Hardy on Upper Michigan Today.
Zosia Eppensteiner, Dave Aho, and Katie Hardy on Upper Michigan Today.
Published: May. 10, 2022 at 11:26 AM EDT
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Presque Isle Park, a bobcat returns home, and an upcoming youth pool tournament.

While Upper Michigan Today likes to keep the topics light, there are still hard discussions that need visiting.

Katie Hardy with Six Feet Over, Dave Aro with the Marquette Community Emergency Cleanup Fund, and Zosia Eppensteiner with the Community Foundation of Marquette County say we need to talk about suicide postvention.

They explain their mission, how their respective organizations work, and why it’s important to have these difficult conversations surrounding suicide.

What is suicide postvention and how do we begin to talk about it?

They share what’s available to you right now:

How Zosia, Dave, and Katie's organizations work together to help families after losses to suicide.

Suicide pre and postvention resources, should you ever need them:

Suicide pre and postvention resources.

You can find suicide prevention resources here.

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