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While the death of a loved one is a difficult and emotional time, the Coroner's office strives to assist family members with any concerns or questions and to aid in the grieving process in a professional and courteous manner.
While most people understand that grief is a natural part of life, coping with the loss of a loved one can be difficult. You don't have to be alone in your bereavement. If you find the process overwhelming, consider these options:
If you or anyone you know may be considering suicide, you should immediately call 911 (as in any life-threatening situation). If you wish to talk with a trained counselor by telephone at any time, 24 hours a day, call:
Survivors of suicide represent "the largest mental health casualties related to suicide," said Edwin Schneidman, Ph.D., founding president of the American Association of Suicidology1.
No one should suffer this loss alone. If your family is experiencing the pain of suicide:
1Taken from the 'Survivors of Suicide' fact sheet from the Jefferson Center for Mental Health. Also see www.suicidology.org.
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