Other Websites & Organizations

The following resources are available to those who have lost a loved one to suicide.

Online Support Groups

Websites

Related Organizations

 

Online Support Groups

If you have lost someone to suicide, you can find an online group to support your healing process at almost any time of day or night. We do not endorse these groups, but rather make them available so that you may determine whether one of these groups is right for you.

Alliance of Hope Forum

Friends and Families of Suicides

Suicide Grief Support Forum

Parents of Suicides

GROWW: Friends Helping Friends

Spouses of Suicides

Living Through Suicide

SOS Sadness over Suicide

   

Websites

The websites below provide information and support you may find helpful in your healing journey.

Suicide Reference Library
A resource list created and maintained by volunteers from several online survivor communities.

Before Their Time
A three-volume, six-CD compilation featuring 80 artists, from Joan Baez to Cheryl Wheeler. The songs were written following the death of someone each artist loved, and address the stages of grief survivors commonly encounter.

The Gift of Keith
Created by a family that experienced a suicide loss, the site provides information about and resources for surviving the loss.

Sibling Survivors
Created by a woman who lost her sister to suicide.

Suicide Memorial Wall
Created to remember those who have died by suicide, and to help survivors understand the causes of suicide.

Survivors of Suicide 
General information about surviving suicide loss.

 

Related Organizations

The following organizations provide information and resources related to suicide loss.

Bereavement and Survivor Resources

The Compassionate Friends
(630) 990-0010
For those who have experienced the death of a child, brother, sister, or grandchild. Sponsors newsletters and in-person and online support groups throughout the country, as well as an annual national conference for bereaved families.

National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide
(866) 899-5317 
Provides resources to people of color in the areas of survivor support and suicide prevention and education, including an annual conference.

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
(202) 588-TAPS (8277)
Programs and resources for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one in military service, including those who died by suicide. Programs and resources are available regardless of relationship, circumstance, or geographic location of the casualty, and include peer based emotional support, casework assistance, crisis intervention, and grief and trauma resources.

American Association of Suicidology
(202) 237-2280
Promotes public awareness, education, and training for professionals, and sponsors an annual "Healing After Suicide" conference for survivors.

Find a Mental Health Professional

American Psychiatric Association 
1-888-357-7924
Provides information about mental health and about how to choose a psychiatrist.

American Psychological Association
1-800-374-2721 
Provides referrals to licensed psychologists.

Resources for Child and Teen Survivors of Suicide Loss

The Dougy Center, The National Center for Grieving Children & Families
(503) 775-5683
Publishes extensive resources for children and teens grieving the death of a parent, sibling, or friend, including, After Suicide: A Workbook for Grieving Kids.

National Alliance for Grieving Children
Maintains a national database of children's bereavement support programs. Promotes national awareness to enhance public sensitivity to the issues impacting grieving children and teens.

U.S. Suicide Prevention Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
A 24-hour, free and confidential suicide prevention service for suicidal individuals and those concerned about them. Routes the caller to their nearest crisis center to provide immediate access to mental health services.

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education 
(952) 946-7998
A grassroots, nonprofit organization providing education about depression and resources on suicide and depression, including a newsletter and a survivors’ conference.

Suicide Information and Education Centre
(403) 245-3900
This computer-assisted resource library has an extensive collection of materials and resources related to suicide, including information kits, pamphlets, literature searches, and a clipping service.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
1-877-GET-SPRC
Features an extensive online library of information on suicide prevention and surviving suicide loss, a nationwide calender of events, and customized web pages for survivors, teachers, teens, clergy, and others.

International Suicide Prevention Resources

International Association for Suicide Prevention
+33-562-29-19 47
An international organization with a task force and newsletter dedicated to postvention—the support services and other efforts meant to assist the bereaved after a suicide. Website lists organizations and support groups for survivors of suicide loss around the world.

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
(204) 784-4073
Lists Canadian survivor support groups, and promotes public awareness, training, education, and advocacy.

Mackay Memorial Hospital  Suicide Prevention Center 
+886-2-2543-3535 ext.3680~3
A Suicide Prevention Center with branches in Taipei and Tamshui.