Suicide Cleanup Blog

September 30, 2023

How to Love Someone With Emotional Trauma and Grief

Facing emotional trauma as the result of grieving a loved one is easily one of the top situations in life no one wants to go through. […]
September 18, 2023
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Coping with Emotional Trauma

Emotional trauma can be the result of any short or long-term distress that’s been triggered by a negative experience or series of stressors. The SCU team […]
August 21, 2023

My Child Lost a Parent: What Can Be Done?

Easily one of the hardest things to face in life is the loss of a loved one. Children have delicate upbringings that often require the support […]
July 29, 2023
What to Do If Your Child is Talking About Death?

What to Do If Your Child Is Talking About Death

Children are considered one of life’s most precious forms. They are considered gifts to society in a number of ways. They are not only the future, […]
June 8, 2023
Ways to Help Veteran Suicide

Ways We Can Help Stop Veteran Suicide

In the United States, veterans are 1.5x more at risk of suicide than those that haven’t served and this is the second leading cause of death […]
June 2, 2023
What Are Phantom Smells?

What Are Phantom Smells?

Phantom smells, sometimes referred to as phantosmia or olfactory hallucinations, refer to the experience in which a person encounters an unusual or unexplained odor that is […]
May 20, 2023
Cadaver Dogs: When They Find Human Remains

Cadaver Dogs: What Do They Do When They Find Human Remains?

Cadaver dogs like the Labrador Retriever or German Shepherd are specially trained to detect human remains. They may be used for a variety of situations by […]
May 18, 2023
How Culture and Suicide Differs and Affects Different Countries

How Culture and Suicide Differs and Affects Different Countries

Suicide is not just an issue in the United States, it impacts people across all cultures and backgrounds. With an estimated successful suicide once every 11 […]
May 15, 2023
Are Decomposition Smells Harmful?

Can the Smell of a Dead Body be Harmful?

Families and individuals facing a tragedy, whether it be a suicide, unattended death, homicide, or another situation involving a corpse, are generally unable to enter the […]