Suicide Cleanup Blog

November 30, 2021
Discovering a dead body can be traumatizing

Can seeing a dead body cause PTSD?

The short answer is yes: Discovering a dead body, regardless of its condition, can lead to PTSD and other psychological harm. The official diagnostic criteria for PTSD is […]
October 27, 2021
Mass Cult Deaths

The Most Astonishing Mass Suicide Cults

Mass suicide, especially when cult behavior is involved, is an astonishing topic for readers. How do people surrender their will to group suicide? What are some […]
September 17, 2021
An overview of a rural West Virginia forest with red, orange, and green trees and mountains.

Our Observations on States With High Suicide Rates

Did you know that in the past ten years, suicide has risen to be the tenth major cause of death in the USA, right behind the […]
September 14, 2021
Red "Stress" written on white paper, with broken pencil in top right corner

Are You In a Stressful Life Event?

The world is in crisis mode right now.  A global pandemic for the last year and a half has created trauma and a heightened sense of […]
August 31, 2021
Inspirational Suicide Failure Stories

Famous Failed Suicides To Remind You To LIVE

Glitz, glamor, luxury, and posh living are some of the qualities we associate with a celebrity lifestyle. We admire celebrities for their riches, career success, and […]
August 26, 2021

5 Common Myths About Suicide

Suicide is a sensitive topic that affects many people in the United States. According to Mental Health America, over 44,000 Americans die by suicide every year. […]
July 31, 2021
Suicide clusters devastate families and communities.

Is Suicide Contagious?

Anyone who works in the deathcare industry will tell you that suicide is contagious. Or, at least it seems that way. As a former mortician and present […]
July 20, 2021
What happens to the body?

For the Morbidly Curious: Here’s What Happens After A Suicidal Death

Suicide is a traumatic experience and cleaning up after a loved one adds to the trauma. If you’re in this situation now, please leave the task […]
June 30, 2021

Post COVID-19: Mental Health in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic — and the resultant recession — harmed Americans’ mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. Social distancing requirements and stay-at-home orders became barriers for individuals […]