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.
Clinicians Who Lose Relatives to Suicide
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.
Surviving a Patient’s Suicide
American Psychological Association article on how support from other psychologists is a part of the recovery process for “clinical survivors.”
Clinician Survivor Task Force
This site provides information and resources for clinicians who have lost a patient and/or family member to suicide.
Losing Someone to Suicide
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services offers group and individual counseling services to survivors of suicide in Los Angeles County.
SPRC Resources for Survivors of Suicide Loss
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center handout lists information and resources for survivors of suicide loss.
American Association of Suicidology Suicide Loss Survivors
This website resource offers books, handouts, articles, and fact sheets for those who have lost someone to suicide.
SAVE Grief Support for Suicide Survivors
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) is an organization dedicated to suicide awareness, education, and prevention.
Suicide Attempt Survivors
American Association of Suicidology - A Journey Toward Health and Hope
This handbook provided by the AAS helps suicide attempt survivors in their recovery providing hope for the future.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Resources for Attempt Survivors
This website provides 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.