Resources for Suicide Attempt Survivors and Their Families and Friends

Live Through This
https://www.livethroughthis.org
This is a collection of portraits and true stories of suicide attempt survivors across the United States.

Lived Experience Academy
https://livedexp.academy/
This educational website is designed to help suicide attempt survivors after they have gotten through a suicidal crisis, and to support their journey toward a new life.

Suicide Survivors
http://www.suicidesurvivor.org
This website is specifically for suicide attempt survivors and their families and friends and contains a wide variety of resources.

United Survivors
https://unitesurvivors.org/
This organization is a place where people who have experienced suicide loss, suicide attempts, and suicidal thoughts and feelings, and their friends and families, can connect to use their lived experience to advocate for policy, systems, and cultural change.

 

The four national suicide prevention organizations below have special sections of their websites containing a wide variety of resources for suicide attempt survivors and their families and friends.

American Association of Suicidology
https://www.suicidology.org/suicide-survivors/suicide-attempt-survivors

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
https://afsp.org/find-support/ive-made-attempt
https://afsp.org/find-support/my-loved-one-made-attempt

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/attempt-survivors
https://lifelineforattemptsurvivors.org/?_ga=2.244558597.1421367408.1554...

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
https://save.org/find-help/attempt-survivor-resources
SAVE also has an online directory where individuals who have attempted suicide or have experienced suicidal thinking can connect with other suicide attempt survivors in recovery to receive support and guidance.