Parent/Caregiver Suicide: Resources for Children and Schools

By Danielle Guttman-Lapin, PhD, NCSP, School Psychologist, Aldine ISD, Coordinator-Elect, Crisis Management & Grief Support in the Schools Interest Group

According to a Johns Hopkins Study (2010), children of parents who die by suicide are at increased risk for suicide and other psychiatric disorders, highlighting the need to support these students. Here are a few helpful resources to support this vulnerable population: