Need Help in the United States:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Languages: English, Spanish
Or Contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741
No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall Street, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Sponsors International Survivors of Suicide Day, the Survivor e-Network and survivor support group facilitator training program. Publishes an extensive bibliography, support group directory and information about suicide and mental illness. Funds scientfic research, develops prevention initiatives and offers educational programs and conferences for survivors, mental health professionals, physicians, and the public
National Alliance on Mental Illness - Connecticut Chapter
Brian's Healing Hearts: A Grief Support Center for Hope and Healing
The Dougy Center
The National Center for Grieving Children & Families
Publishes extensive resources for helping children and teens who are grieving the death of a parent, sibling, or friend including "After Suicide: A Workbook for Grieving Kids."
The Compassionate Friends
For all parents, siblings, and grandparents who have experienced the death of a child, brother, sister, or grandchild. Sponsors support groups, newsletters and on-line support groups throughout the country, as well as an annual national conference for bereaved families.