Articles by Tina Morris
Is My Loved One in Heaven? by Tina Morris
It seems that almost everyone who attends Ray of Hope, the support group I attend, is worried about where his or her loved one is. I too struggled with this after my son's death. This article provides hope and links to sites I looked at myself.
Articles by Other Suicide Loss Survivors
I want to say thank you to the other suicide loss survivors who have allowed their articles to be placed on Christopher's Candle. You are an encouragement, strength, and inspiration to us all.
30 Things I Want You To Know About Being a Survivor of Suicide by Nan Zastrow
This is an article you can share with friends and family who aren't sure how to be there for you or how they can help.
Reflections of a Survivor by Linda Flatt
Provides a basic plan for surviving the loss of a friend or loved one to suicide.
Surviving Suicide Our Struggles and Victories by Linda Flatt
Compares roadblocks to recovery with stepping stones to recovery.
To the Newly Bereaved After Suicide by LaRita Archibald, Founder of HEARTBEAT
In this article, LaRita shares what has helped her and others who have experienced the anguish in the aftermath of a loved one's suicide.
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Stop the Silence - Article provided by Nan Zastrow
Nan Zastrow shares her experience with the silence surrounding suicide and how a person who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide can break the silence.
Sometimes You Don't Get Second Chances - Article provided by Nan Zastrow
In this article Nan Zastrow discusses life choices, heroes, and provides an informative history on how suicide has been viewed religiously and in other cultures. In addition, Nan Zastrow shares her view on suicide and how losing her son, Chad to suicide has changed her.