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Special considerations for telling your own story: Best practices for presentations by suicide loss and suicide attempt survivors

This document from the American Association of Suicidology 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 consideration