Navigating the Loss and Grief of a Nurse Suicide

Matthew S. Howard, DNP, RN, CEN, TCRN, CPEN, CPN; Michelle Buck, MSN, APRN; Holly Carpenter, BSN, RN; Kendra McMillan, MPH, RN


Am Nurs Journal. 2021;16(3) 

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Heal Together

The death of a nurse by suicide can have profound and long-lasting effects on their colleagues. With support from employers and each other, nurses can heal together. For in-depth resources on this and other nurse suicide–related topics, visit If you have thoughts of suicide or self-harm, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1 800–273-TALK.