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Rural communities, suicide and grief

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Suicide can cause significant distress in rural and remote communities. These communities are often small and interconnected which means that suicide can affect everyone. In rural areas that are less close-knit, suicide can cause trauma that is experienced in isolation, and without accessible or trusted support. About suicide in rural...

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Refugees and asylum seekers, suicide and grief

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Refugees and asylum seekers are at an increased suicide risk, and this is particularly so amongst younger men and those confined in mandatory detention. In most instances, refugees and asylum seekers have experienced high levels of loss and grief, stemming from the loss of their homes, being forced to leave...

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Military personnel and veterans, suicide and grief

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When a member of the Defence Force or a veteran takes their own life, the grief experienced by those around them can be devastating. The close bonds and focus on mutual protection among service personnel can mean that the loss of a colleague to suicide can be particularly devastating, destabilising...

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LGBTIQA+ communities, suicide and grief

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When a person who identifies as LGBTIQA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, asexual or as other diverse sexualities or gender identities) takes their own life, the impact on their loved ones and the broader LGBTIQA+ community can be both devastating and complex. For the family and friends of the...

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Health professionals, suicide and grief

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] When a patient takes their own life, it can be a devastating experience for a health professional, particularly if their professional relationship with the patient has been long and intense. Feelings of shock, grief, sadness, remorse, guilt and anger are common after a patient dies by suicide. One of...

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The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="1643" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement is an independent, not-for-profit organisation which offers a range of education, training and research resources for those working in the area of grief and bereavement. Within Victoria it offers a range of bereavement counselling and support services, but resources are...

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Grief after the death of a sibling

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The sibling relationship can often be the longest relationship an individual will have in their life. The impact of a sibling’s death can therefore lead to profound feelings of grief, and survivors can feel that they have lost a part of themselves. Even when sibling relationships are not close, many...

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Grief reactions associated with the death of an LGBTIQ+ partner

Some lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer people have supportive birth families who recognise their queer relationships. In this instance, they may have the support of their family as they experience grief after the loss of a partner. Other people, however, have complex or challenging relationships with their birth...

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