Suicide survivors groups: results of a survey.

@article{Rubey1996SuicideSG,
  title={Suicide survivors groups: results of a survey.},
  author={C T Rubey and John L. McIntosh},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={1996},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={351-8}
}
Little is known about the nature of suicide survivors groups. Survey responses by 149 U.S. and Canadian groups are characterized as follows: (1) they are most often sponsored by mental health or social service agencies or have no sponsor; (2) groups have operated an average of 8 to 9 years; (3) fewer than 10 people typically attend monthly or twice monthly meetings; (4) group experience predominantly involves sharing personal experiences; (5) leadership generally involves either trained… CONTINUE READING

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