Postvention is defined as actions taken after a death by suicide. This section contains many best practice resources and information for use in a variety of environments to ensure careful and sensitive care for families and communities impacted by a death by suicide.

Find support resources for individuals, schools, organizations and communities who are coping with a death by suicide.

Postvention Support

Dealing With Grief

Media Guidelines

for covering a death by suicide

Postvention Checklist

More Information

For more information on postvention for family and friends, see Part 3B in “Coming Together to Care, A Suicide Prevention and Postvention Toolkit for Texas Communities,” Click here

Also see our Information Library section titled “After a Suicide” with more information on the topic.