Need Help? Call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 988 - Veterans Press 1
Weathering the storm of suicide loss can seem like drowning in never-ending waves of grief. You are not alone. Resources are available and accessible to help you heal and provide a lifeline of hope and support.
When you experience close loss through suicide, you are at risk for complicated or unresolved grief. Having information can help.
Knowing predictive patterns can equip you (like adding plywood sheets over fragile glass windows) when gale-force winds of sorrow batter your mind and soul.
The immediate aftermath of a loved one’s suicide is a challenging, confusing, and painful time. The link below takes you to AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention) and will help get you through the first few days with a better understanding of the things you’re likely to face.
Carson's Village is a first-of-its-kind non profit that helps families get organized after the sudden loss of a loved one. Offering a free digital library of resources as well as virtual support to walk families through what needs to be done from the passing to the funeral.
10 MINUTE READ
This article from the Survivors of Suicide website is to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide and resolve their grief.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention lists local support groups as a public service to communities.
The Compassionate Friends website offers friendship, understanding, and hope to bereaved families. As well as providing site listings with similar mission.
The Alliance of Hope offers a culture of kindness and hope to those who have lost loved ones to suicide.
4 MINUTE VIDEO
From the folks at Refuge in Grief comes a 4 minute animation on how to help a friend during an unspeakable time of sorrow.
North Texas Grief Support groups meeting both in person and online.
To see the schedule for finding hope and resources near you click the button below
Veterans Resource Center | 4900 S Lancaster Rd | Dallas TX 75216
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