Resources for You

Free resources to help you find the support you need and get you connected to other suicide loss grievers and communities. You will also find suicide prevention and mental health awareness &  education links as well

LINKS to ALL of the Resources listed in "A Survival Guide; Facing Life After Suicide Loss"

 

What to Do When Someone Dies: A Checklist (from Ever Loved)
Your To-Do List After a Loved One Dies from VeryWellHealth
The "I've Lost Someone" Page on AFSP.com 
Grief Support for Suicide Loss Survivors  from S.A.V.E.org
After a Suicide Resource Directory from PersonalGriefCoach.net
Zoom online web portal for meetings and more connections
No One Should Be Blamed for Suicide by N.A.M.I.
Fingerprint Jewelry and Keepsakes by Legacy Touch
The Ties That Bind Us: Personal Stores at N.A.M.I.
HomeChef; Oven Ready Meals to your door
FACTOR Meals: Healthy Chef-Prepared Meals delivered to your doorstep
What Does Grief Mean? by LovesLivesOn
INSIGHT TImer App: LIVE Yoga from the worlds best teachers ALSO for MEDITATION and more 

AFSP National Website 

“I’ve Lost Someone” 

You are not alone. Suicide affects millions each year, and thanks to our donors and volunteers—many of whom are loss survivors themselves—we can provide these resources to help you heal. 

With AFSP, you are not alone. Whether you have struggled with suicide yourself or have lost a loved one, know you are not alone. Hear about personal experiences from people in your local community whose lives have been impacted by suicide. 

(Resource for ALL survivors and awareness advocates)

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The Ollie Foundation

OLLIE is a charity dedicated to delivering suicide awareness, intervention and prevention training by empowering professionals and young adults in their own communities to lead suicide prevention activities.

 

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Paradisium by Linzi Meaden 

This is 'The Paradisium Tree of Hope & Healing'
 
offering anyone affected by suicide to find ways to heal.

We Suicide Loss Survivors - Remember - Together We Are Stronger

Think of Paradisium as your Safe Place
To Make New Friends
To Express Your Emotions
To Feel Comfortable Navigating Your Own Grief Journey
 

 (Resource for ALL survivors but with a slant toward SIBLING Loss as Linzi lost her brother)



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N.A.M.I. 

Suicide Survivors; The ties that bind us

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

(Resource for ALL survivors and awareness advocates)

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The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) works to prevent, treat, and cure anxiety disorders and depression.

ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through the alignment of science, treatment, and education.

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Rebecca Jax Holistic Healing

Rebecca is a trauma-informed suicide loss mentor, international holistic hypnotherapist, breathwork facilitator, sound healer, reiki practitioner, EFT practitioner, mindfulness and meditation teacher, specialising in spiritual healing for suicide loss. She is the founder of Healing The Loss Of Suicide Journey.

(Resource for ALL survivors but with a slant toward SIBLING Loss as Rebecca lost her brother)

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Grief Reiki

Grief Reiki® LLC is a small business based in Los Angeles, CA. We specialize in integrating the emotional, spiritual and physical aspects of grief through the Japanese Healing Art of Reiki. We offer individual and group coaching, Reiki healing & relaxation sessions, as well as online classes.

 

(Resource for all survivors - Sharon Ehlers, Grief Reiki, lost her best friend Joy, and ex-fiance John,  to suicide within 3 years of each other)

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Suzanne Howes is Coaching After Loss. She has created a safe space for those who have suffered loss to explore their challenges, rebuild their confidence and find meaning and purpose to move forward.
Suzanne lost her 17 year old son Samuel to suicide. Samuel struggled with his mental health for 4 years prior to his death which had a huge impact on Suzanne and her family. She is determined to make a difference in Samuel's name and support others who have travelled this lonely path.
Suzanne is an NHS nurse and qualified coach who combines her passion for caring with coaching experience.
 
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Together, we’re changing and saving lives.

The Jed Foundation (JED) is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults, giving them the skills and support they need to thrive today…and tomorrow.

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The Trevor Project

We’re here for you.

We provide information & support to LGBTQ young people 24/7, all year round.

Reach out to one of our trained counselors.

Call, text, or chat with us anytime you need support. If you are thinking about suicide, or feeling lonely, we’re here to listen.

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Recommended Reading List

(All are linked to Amazon but many may be available on Audible as well) 

 

What Suicide Left Behind by Linzi Meaden

It's OK That You're Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn't Understand by Megan Divine

Goodnight, Mr. Vincent Van Gogh by Lindsey Doolittle (a book for children)

Your Grief, Your Way: A Year of Practical Guidance and Comfort After Loss by Shelby Forsythia

Permission to Grieve: Creating Grace, Space, & Room to Breathe in the Aftermath of Loss by Shelby Forsythia

Shattered: From Grief to Joy After My Son's Suicide by Rebecca Tervo

Grief Reiki  by Sharon Ehlers

Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief by Joanne Caccitore

 

Insight Timer YOGA App .

#1 FREE app for sleep, anxiety and stress.

This is a GREAT place for meditations, sleep help, sound healings, music, etc.

 

(Resource for ALL survivors )

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Good Mourning Grief Podcast

Through our podcast and Instagram community, our purpose is to provide comfort for others who’ve experienced loss, or be a helpful resource for those supporting someone who is going through a difficult time. Whether you have experienced a big loss, or are somebody's support person, or just want to prepare yourself for when grief strikes, our content will educate and inspire you. This is candid talk for modern grief. 

 

(Resource for all survivors - both hosts lost their moms and one of the co-hosts lost her mom to suicide in 2020)

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Two Inches Off the Ground Podcast

Being enlightened is just like the everyday experience but two inches off the ground, says Zen master D.T. Suzuki. In this podcast, join the collective consciousness to raise your vibration and begin to live your life two inches off the ground.

 

(Metaphysical Resource for ALL) 

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The Healing Narratives of Suicide Loss Podcast

Hear stories of loss and grief through suicide - how others have healed the only way they know how. This podcast is about hope and healing. It is about reducing the stigma attached to suicide and suicide loss.

 

(Resource for all survivors - host lost her brother to suicide in 2016)

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Grief Seeds Podcast 

Intuitive Grief Guide and author Shelby Forsythia offers insights, reframings, metaphors, and visualizations to plants seeds for your healing in life after loss. Because even through grief, we are growing.

(Resource for all survivors - host lost her mother to cancer)

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