Loss & Healing — AFSP

Loss & Healing

Bringing hope to those affected by suicide

We offer programs and resources for healing as well as volunteer opportunities for survivors who find meaning in supporting their peers.

Healing Conversations

Healing Conversations gives those who have lost someone to suicide the opportunity to talk with volunteers who have also experienced a loss.

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International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Survivor Day is the one day a year when people all over the world gather at events to gain insight and to share stories of healing and hope. 

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Suicide Loss Support Group Directory

We maintain a national list of support groups so loss survivors can connect with others in their community.

The Journey Documentaries

Produced for Survivor Day, these powerful films explore the experiences of suicide loss survivors. 

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After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools

Developed in collaboration with the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, this toolkit provides guidance to schools that have experienced a suicide.

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The Memory Quilt

A place online where loss survivors can create memorial squares using video, audio, photos, and text.

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