Learning about suicide
Getting help if you have thoughts of suicide
Helping someone who has thoughts of suicide
Grief and healing after suicide loss
Helplines and distress lines
Suicide is a traumatic event. If you’ve lost someone to suicide, you may feel numb and in shock for many weeks or longer. Learn about grief, healing, and helping others cope after a suicide death.
If you need help, support is available any time, day or night, from
helplines and distress lines. If this is an emergency, call
911 right away.
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