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Griffin, Eve and McMahon, Elaine M (2019) Suicide bereavement support: a literature review. Cork: National Suicide Research Foundation.

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The primary aims of this report are to provide a review of literature relating to suicide bereavement support with an emphasis on evidence-based interventions and to identify examples of current suicide bereavement support practice in Ireland and internationally.


Therefore this report has five main sections, addressing the following aims:

  1. To introduce and provide and understanding of suicide bereavement
  2. To identify supports offered to and utilised by individuals bereaved by suicide
  3. To summarise evidence for interventions tailored for those bereaved by suicide
  4. To present case studies illustrating community responses to suicide internationally
  5. To describe policy and case studies of suicide bereavement services in Ireland
Item Type
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report, Review
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Harm reduction
May 2019
40 p.
National Suicide Research Foundation
Place of Publication
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)
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