Postvention Resources


  • After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools, from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, 2011; includes an overview of key considerations, general guidelines for action, do’s and don’ts, templates and sample materials,┬áin an easily-accessible format.


  • Suicide in Schools: A Practitioners Guide to Multi-level Prevention, Assessment, Intervention, and Postvention: Utilizing a multi-level systems approach, this book includes step-by-step guidelines for developing crisis teams and prevention programs, assessing and intervening with suicidal youth, and working with families and community organizations during and after a suicidal crisis. (Please note that Dr. Erbacher is on the Executive Committee of PAYSPI and Dr. Singer is on the PAYSPI Advisory Board. No proceeds from the sale of this book go to PAYSPI.)