This is a repost. I really needed this today. Maybe someone else will find this article interesting, too.
Dr. Anne Carolyn Graham, B.A.(Hons), M.A.
School of Social Sciences and Psychology Faculty of Arts, Education and Human Development Victoria University
“The hardest, the very, very hardest thing about recovering after a suicide attempt is facing the family and dealing with their hurt and their fear and their anger”
The processes of recovery, or continuing struggle, following a suicide attempt have received only limited attention in theory and research to date. The current study is one of only a very few studies using qualitative, interview-based methodology to explore experiences following a suicide attempt during the life stages of early to middle adulthood.