About Jan McDaniel
Jan McDaniel is a writer from the Southeastern United States. A former newspaper reporter and college English instructor, she writes a blog column ("This New Life") for the Alliance of Hope for suicide loss survivors and serves as an AOH forum moderator and Steward Group Leader. On her website, she writes about her journey through traumatic grief after the suicide of her husband of over thirty years and how she found survival, connection and hope: www.wayforhope.weebly.com.
Articles by Jan McDaniel:
Signs and Symptoms that Could Stop Suicide
5 Ways to Help Your Child Who Self-Injures
Easing the Fears of Children
An Educational Gap in Mental Health Care
Boomerang Anxiety: What Is It and How Can You Handle It?
Five Coping Skills You Need to Work Through Grief
Startling Facts About Suicide and Mental Illness
Two Ways to Help Other People Understand What You’re Going Through
Why Are We Afraid of Grief?
Emotional Care Across the Lifespan
Ten Tips for Aging with Depression
Whose Boundaries Are These, Anyway?
Preparing for a Mental Health Crisis
Eating to Heal the Mind
How to Deflect Unexpected Stress
Six Simple Ways to Rest the Mind
Psychological Effects of Diabetes
When Holidays Hurt
Healing After Suicide
Say the Word, a Psychology of Power
Handling College After a Loss to Suicide
Heart-Talk: The Power of Togetherness
Support Groups: Are They for You?
The First Step in Healing After Traumatic Loss