The Healing Narratives of Suicide Loss

The Healing Narratives of Suicide Loss

Hosted by: Sue Egan

Hear stories of loss and grief through suicide - how others have healed the only way they know how. This podcast is about hope and healing. It is about reducing the stigma and helping others understand the...

Episodes

#27 - There is No Hierarchy to Grief

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Breanna talks of losing her high school friend to suicide 5 years ago and how she developed her therapeutic yoga practice to heal from her loss. Breanna’s story is full of helpful information about grief yoga and how...
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#26 - Permission to Grieve

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Olivia is bravely living with the effects of her father’s suicide attempt and has lost her Aunty and several friends to suicide. This is Olivia's story. As a clinical psychologist from South Africa, Olivia recognises...
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#25 - Talking for Erin

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Kristina from Vancouver lost her sister Erin in late 2013, 7 years at the time of recording this podcast. In this powerful episode Kristina describes how her family decided to talk about what her sister couldn’t – ...
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#24 - Making Sense of Why

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This is Jane’s story. Jane lost her husband, Terry, to suicide in November 2019 and is in the process of starting a charity in his name (TRH Charity). In this episode we discuss: • Why Jane is starting a charity. •...
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#23 - Making Time to Grieve

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It was only when Kathy lost her son and ex-husband to murder-suicide in April 2020 she realised how grief had affected her whole life. Kathy lost both her Dad and Aunt to suicide before she was a teenager and her...
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#22 - Remembering Chelsie

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Tracy lost her teenage daughter, Chelsie, to suicide 15 years ago and brings bucket-loads of wisdom to this episode. Tracy shares many things: from how it felt parenting her son through his emotional difficulties to...
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#21 - Self love is a Super Power

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Amy lost her Mum to suicide when she was 21 years old and the family didn’t speak about it, leaving her just to get on with life. It wasn’t until she was 31 years old and her grandmother died that Amy realised she...
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#20 - Becoming an Orphan as an Adult

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Sasha’s Mum died in an accident 8 years ago when Sasha was 29. She then lost her Dad to suicide almost 3 years ago and that changed the trajectory of her grief. Sasha felt that her mum’s death was going to prepare her...
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#19 - Living in the Hurricane

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This is Laurence’s touching story of losing his partner, James, to suicide 8 years ago.   Hear how Laurence: • did his absolute best to support James through his mental health difficulties. • had friends that helped...
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#18 - Losing Both Parents as a Child

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Joe tells his story of losing both his mother and father to suicide before he was 11 years old. After over 30 years of coping with a generalised anxiety disorder, panic attacks, a divorce and the stress of being a...
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#17 Find Your Happy

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Crystal lost her sister to suicide over 2 years ago. The youngest of 8 siblings, Crystal received the phone call none of us thought we would ever receive. Crystal tells of her sister’s mental health struggles and how...
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The Daily Race

Season #1 Episode #16

Ryan’s brother, Tom, died by suicide 2 and a half years ago. Ryan runs a business with his close-knit family and had tried to help his brother recover from various addictions. Just 2 months before Ryan’s first son was...
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