Suicide Cleanup

Springtime Leads to Increased Risk of Suicides

Much like the spring season itself, our lives can be tumultuous. According to a recent study conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 16.1 million adults aged 18 or older, or over 6% of the US population, have suffered at least one major depressive episode in the last year. Factually speaking, an […]

Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) With These Three Tips

If you live in an area that experiences seasonality, you may find your productivity during the colder months is hindered by sluggishness, difficulty concentrating and a feeling of irritability. If so, then you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Approximately 10 million Americans suffer from SAD, with another 14 percent are impacted by a milder […]

Aftermath Addresses the Difficult Topic of Veteran Suicide Rates

Almost everyone knows someone who has served in the military, sometimes several someones. But what recent media attention has brought to light is that many of these heroes also suffer from disabling depression, PTSD, and other serious and life threatening conditions. As a result, many vets become victims of suicide. Though popular media has claimed […]

The Link Between College Students and Suicide

There is much we know about the challenges faced by college students. For most, college represents freedom, a chance to meet new people, and to take the reigns and chart a course for future success. However, what we are only beginning to discover (or admit) is that the added weight of new academic, social, and […]

Memorial Day: On the Difficult Subject of Veteran Suicide

Memorial Day is fast approaching, and for some, this means a three day weekend of beach parties and BBQs. For the rest, however, it is a day of remembering. According to the Veterans Association: “Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the service of their country, particularly those […]

Suicide Cleanup and Support Services

Those who have lost friends or family members to suicide are faced with deep and complex emotions that can impact the grieving process. Suicide bereavement can differ substantially from other forms of grief, making it important for survivors to connect with others who understand what they are going through. Talking about or honoring the victim […]

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Can Have Numerous Effects on Victims

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) typically occurs as the result of an extremely troubling event. This disorder is characterized by panic responses triggered by memories or reminders of said event, which occur without warning. In essence, people experiencing PTSD re-live the traumatic experience to some extent when reminded of what occurred. PTSD can be caused […]

Aftermath Reviews the Connection Between Suicide and Head Trauma in Athletes

Mental health disorders are a common cause of suicide. But recent studies have shown a direct link between the body and the mind, specifically concerning repetitive head trauma and certain forms of mental illness which lead to suicidal thoughts. Long-lasting mental health problems brought on by these injuries may manifest suddenly and can be difficult […]

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Amy M. - Missouri City, TX

"Tom and his team were absolutely amazing and worked through the night so that the family with a special needs child could come back into their home as soon as possible. They were very compassionate. They weren’t all business, very professional. I recommend him and his staff to anyone who goes through a tragedy such as this. God bless them all. "

Erika W. - Fayetteville, NC

"The team was very informative, sensitive to our needs, and very professional and listened to what we had to say. The house is very clean and smells good with no lingering odors. I am very happy with the job that was done and could not have asked for anything better. Wonderful team, fantastic job! Thank you! "

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Janet H. - Neosho Rapids, KS

"Aftermath team made a very hard event much easier. Without them, I do not know how I would have made it through this. Corry went above and beyond my expectations. She was much more than the lead and for that I am more than thankful."

Christopher R. - Tallahassee, FL

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Arden R. - Raleigh, NC

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