Special considerations for telling your own story: Best practices for presentations by suicide loss and suicide attempt survivors
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American Association of Suicidology (AAS)
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This document outlines best practices for suicide loss and suicide attempt survivors who are considering sharing their story with the public. The best practices were created by a group of experts in the suicide prevention community and include information on: assessing readiness to speak; considering family reactions and potential social ramifications; resources for safe messaging; speaking to the media; self-care; and other considerations.