Suicide Cleanup Blog

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 […]
June 11, 2021

An Introduction to Executorship and Estate

No one likes to imagine a tragedy. Still, there are times in one’s life when we must make difficult — but crucial — choices regarding our […]
June 1, 2021

How common are suicidal gun deaths?

Between 2015 and 2019, the CDC reported 50.5% suicides as a percentage of gun deaths. Indeed, suicide by gun deaths have been high since 2013. Now, […]