Dr. Phil says there are a lot of myths about suicide. Don't hesitate to act because you believe in one of these common myths.
Dr. Phil says there is a need to exercise sensitivity when discussing death by suicide. Learn the guidelines.
In his first media interview, Burke shares what he knows about his sister’s murder. And, hidden for years, see secret interrogation tapes with Burke.
Opening up an age-appropriate dialogue with your children about a tragedy can be difficult, but it's necessary and important. Dr. Phil gives six tips for talking to young people.
It may be difficult to reach out to someone whom you think needs help. Follow these dos and don'ts as a guideline for reaching out.
Surviving a loss from death, divorce or when something you cherish is taken from you can be difficult, but you will survive. Dr. Phil shares steps to get back to better days.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a complex anxiety disorder that may develop after exposure to an extremely stressful or life-threatening event â€” involving death, the threat of death or serious injury â€” with resulting intense fear, helplessness or horror.
If your child is having trouble coping with the aftermath of the tragedy in Haiti, or if you can't get past the loss and destruction, Dr. Phil has advice.
Every day, 121 people commit suicide in the United States. Learn the 5 most common warning signs and the 5 things to do to help someone.
"Although the experience of grief in some form or another is universal, our reactions within the overall process vary widely. Newer research and my own experience tell me that, really, there are not stages of grief but an array of feelings that arise," says Dr. Phil. These emotions pop up in a specific order, and it's rare that one set ends completely before another begins. More likely, you'll experience a number of emotions -- perhaps one at a time, perhaps three at a time.
Dr. Phil offers suggestions on moving forward after a traumatic event.
During these difficult times, Dr. Phil offers advice on dealing with anxiety, uncertainty, and other issues related to the war with Iraq.
How to handle this milestone in your child's life.
After losing a loved one to suicide, it isn't uncommon to struggle with conflicting feelings of anger and grief. Dr. Phil has advice on dealing with these painful and troubling emotions.
If you are blaming yourself for a death that was not your fault, Dr. Phil has advice on forgiving yourself and moving on past the grief.
Could you or someone you love be suffering from PTSD? Learn the symptoms to watch out for.
How to allow yourself to heal.
The mourning process is sometimes made more difficult because the roller coaster of emotions that naturally occur might not feel natural. Find out what you can expect.
If you have reason to believe that a loved one might be contemplating suicide, you need to take him or her seriously and get professional help immediately.
Nobody should go through the grieving process alone. Dr. Phil has advice if you are afraid to ask for help or if you don't know how to offer it.