Survivors of Suicide are those that have been directly impacted by a tragedy of a suicide, often a friend, colleague or loved one.
Suicide Attempt Survivors are those that have a history of attempted suicide and possibly continue to have suicidal thoughts. No matter what type of survivor you are, it’s important that you receive support. Below you will find links for all types of support groups.
Clinician Survivors are mental health professionals who have lost a patient to suicide in the course of their careers.
No matter what type of survivor you are, it is important you receive support. Below you will find links for many types of support groups.
Vanessa L. McGann, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in NYC and a survivor of her sister’s suicide. This article shares insights and themes experienced by clinicians following the suicide of their client or a family member. Other resources associated with suicide are available.
American Psychological Association article on how support from other psychologists is a part of the recovery process for “clinical survivors.”
This site provides information and resources for clinicians who have lost a patient and/or family member to suicide.
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services offers group and individual counseling services to survivors of suicide in Los Angeles County.
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center handout lists information and resources for survivors of suicide loss.
This website resource offers books, handouts, articles, and fact sheets for those who have lost someone to suicide.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) is an organization dedicated to suicide awareness, education, and prevention.
This handbook provided by the AAS helps suicide attempt survivors in their recovery providing hope for the future.
This website provides resources for attempt survivors.
The IASP website has links to resources for attempt survivors.
The MY3 app is a free app that helps you create a safety plan to reach out when you are having thoughts of suicide.