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Who Cleans Up After a Suicide in Cullman, AL

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Suicide Cleanup in Cullman, Warrior, Decatur, Jasper and All Throughout Alabama

Cleaning up after a loved one commits suicide is perhaps the most emotionally daunting task imaginable. Nobody is prepared for that level of trauma, and that is where services like Bio-One come in to lend a helping hand.

With three local offices in Huntsville, Birmingham and Montgomery, and serving all Cullman County, Blount County, Walker County and all Alabama counties, Bio-One is Cullman's Crime Scene & Trauma Cleaning Specialist. We specialize in the the cleanup of suicide, homicide, unattended death/decomposition, trauma, bodily fluids and other services. We offer 24/7 service to help you when you need someone immediately, as well as lend you an ear and emotional support if that is something you need.

Very often we get called by families who have attempted to clean up the aftermath of a suicide themselves - we highly recommend to call a professional, and not do it yourself. Not only to save yourself from the emotional trauma, but because it's unsafe, and unnecessary. 

It's unnecessary because homeowner's insurance covers this type of cleanup - in fact, we rarely encounter a case where it isn't covered by insurance. Bio-One initiates the claims process for you, and does not take advantage of the insurance company - we are actually affordable. It's also unsafe because of bloodborne pathogens, improper PPE when cleaning, unsafe working conditions among many other reasons. 

When a suicide or any biohazardous situation occurs in a home, auto or anywhere where you need us, call Bio-One today at 256-677-6111. We cover all of Cullman, Jasper, Russellville, Arab, Oneonta, Gardendale, Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Tuscaloosa, Anniston and everywhere in Alabama.

Bio-One: 256-677-6111



If you or someone you know may be considering suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (en español: 1-888-628-9454; deaf and hard of hearing: dial 711, then 1-800-273-8255) or the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741.


Girl Upset - Suicide Prevention Resources

According to the American Psychiatric Association, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the second leading cause of death (after accidents) for people aged 10 to 34. And according the CDC, published reports from 2020 suggest that the pandemic has had a negative effect on children’s mental health. 

“Beginning in April 2020, the proportion of children’s mental health–related ED visits among all pediatric ED visits increased and remained elevated through October. Compared with 2019, the proportion of mental health–related visits for children aged 5–11 and 12–17 years increased approximately 24%. and 31%, respectively.”

Researchers have yet to link recent suicides to the pandemic since 2020 suicide data is not yet available. But on the ground, there's growing concern.

The February 2021 NPR article “Child Psychiatrists Warn That The Pandemic May Be Driving Up Kids' Suicide Risk” explores possible correlation. Takeaways include:

  • NPR spoke with providers at hospitals in seven states across the country, and all of them reported a similar trend: More suicidal children are coming to their hospitals — in worse mental states.
  • The number of kids with suicide attempts coming to the emergency room at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, in California, in the fall of 2020 was double the number in the fall of 2019.
  • At Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, the number of children and teens hospitalized after suicide attempts went up from 67 in 2019 to 108 in 2020. And October 2020 saw a 250% increase in these numbers over the previous October.

For ways to help kids at risk, NPR encourages readers to read Part 2 of their story, “Make Space, Listen, Offer Hope: How To Help A Child At Risk Of Suicide”.

Suicide Prevention Resources

Survivors of Suicide – What to Do Next

The loss of a loved one by suicide can be a deeply painful and traumatizing experience; however, it’s important to know that everyone experiences suicide loss in their own way. As you begin the process of healing, consider reading the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s guide for to talk to others about what happened and identify ways to take care of yourself

Additionally, if you have lost someone to suicide, there may be a cleanup required. There is no need for family or friends of the loved one to be further traumatized or overwhelmed with trying to figure out how to clean the impacted area. Bio-One is here for you. Learn more about Bio-One’s suicide remediation services. 


If you or someone you know may be considering suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (en español: 1-888-628-9454; deaf and hard of hearing: dial 711, then 1-800-273-8255) or the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741.


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