Experiencing the death of a loved one is always difficult. But when that death is due to suicide, it can be catastrophic and leave survivors with crushing guilt and unanswered questions that can plague them for years. This episode (from a problem submitted to Dear Prudence) addresses a question by a young woman whose boyfriend committed suicide, and whose family is apparently blaming her for his death. What should she do?
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SUICIDE PREVENTION AND SUPPORT:
If you or someone you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, contact:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-8255) / 24 hours, 7 days a week
If you are a suicide loss survivor and are looking for information and support, contact:
Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors (847-868-3313)