A Manager's Guide To Suicide Postvention in the Workplace
Postvention is psychological first aid, crisis intervention, and other support offered after a suicide to affected individuals or the workplace as a whole to alleviate possible negative effects of the event.
A suicide death of an employee is only one type of suicide that could affect the workplace. The suicide death of clients, vendors, or a family member of an employee can also have a profound impact.
Managers play the following critical roles in setting the tone for how the rest of the workplace will respond to a suicide: