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Surviving a Suicide

Grieving:  What to expect when a loved one has died by suicide?

Know that this may be the worst you will ever feel.  You may experience many different emotions, some of them all at once:  denial, shock, confusion, guilt, anger, and PAIN -- this is very normal.  It is important to know that you can SURVIVE the pain.  There may be times when you don't think you can, but it is possible.

Survivor Support Groups offer an opportunity for people who have lost a loved one by suicide to connect with other survivors in a safe and healing environment.
(Source:  The Link Counseling Center, Atlanta, GA)

Find a Group in FLORIDA for YOU
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A Publication for Survivors of Suicide

To the Newly Bereaved Suicide Survivor
To see this helpful publication:
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Information on surviving a suicide loss:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)



To find a SUPPORT GROUP in your area - go to:  Support Groups
Go to:  Find a support group near you

American Association of Suicidology (AAS)
See Survivor link on left in;

SOLACE Newsletter
A publication for Survivors of Suicide
Sponsored by the Alachua County Crisis Center

You can read current and past issues on-line as a link from the Alachua County Crisis Center web site:

Lifekeeper Memory Quilts

Lifekeeper quilts are not to memorialize or glamorize suicide, but to give memory to the value and dignity of the life of our loved one that has been lost to suicide.
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Survivors of Law Enforcement Suicide (SOLES)
To promote awareness on the epidemic of Law Enforcement PTSD & Suicide.
Parents of Suicide
A memorial to our precious sons and daughters.

Memory Tree of Lights
In Memory of Loved Ones Lost to Suicide
The “Memory Tree of Lights” is a ministry which focuses on the Christmas holiday season and provides comfort, education, intervention and hope to people whose lives have been impacted by the loss of someone to suicide and who are overwhelmed by this loss during the Christmas season.