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Maine Local Resources for Survivors of Suicide Loss

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You Are Not Alone

If you have lost a loved one to suicide, here are some resources that can help.

AFSP has a number of resources for those affected by suicide loss.

Local Resources

Local Bereavement Groups: Visit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention national website to search for Support Groups in your area.

We do not run, recommend, endorse, or fund any of the groups listed. If you run a support group in the area and would like your listing included, please email us at: [email protected]

Additional information for Support Group Facilitators, including how to list support groups on AFSP's Support Group search, can be found here.

Mental Health Referrals

Although AFSP does not endorse or recommend specific professionals or businesses, the following sources may help you identify local mental health professionals in the area.

  • Ask your doctor for a recommendation
  • Ask other loss survivors for a recommendation
  • Contact your insurance company or behavioral health care organization for a list of mental health care providers covered by your plan
  • Contact the Department of Psychiatry at a local university or hospital

Websites with Information for Mental Health Care

Visit the American Psychological Association webpage or call 1-800-964-2000 (Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm ET)

Contact the American Psychiatric Association ([email protected]) or call 888-357-7924 (press 0 to speak with a customer service representative)

Visit the Mental Health America website or call 1-800-969-6642

Visit the SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

Visit the Psychology Today Therapist Finder

Visit the HelpPRO Suicide Prevention Therapist Finder

National Resources

Nationwide 24-Hour Crisis LineIf you, or someone you know, are ever in crisis, call the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 9-8-8. Details for how to take advantage of this service in other languages or for those who are deaf/hard of hearing, visit the Lifeline Website.

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