Suicide Loss Survivors

Crisis Resources


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Crisis Text Line

SMS: 988

The Crisis Text Line provides free crisis support 24/7 for any crisis.


Healing Hearts

The Healing Hearts of Suicide Survivors Support Group strives to provide a safe place for healing and support. When your loved one or someone you know has died by suicide, your life has been forever changed. With the help of our group, you can work through the complex emotions with the support and hope of other survivors who will walk alongside you “through” your grief journey.

St. Cloud
Meets 3rd Tuesday, 7-8:30pm
38 24th Ave N., St. Cloud.
For those who have experienced the suicide death of a loved one

Contact Roxann at (320) 248-1563
Center for Life Transitions

What Would Bri Do

In 2013, BriAnna Rose Kruzel passed away unexpectedly due to unknown natural causes. She was 18 years old, and she dedicated her life to helping others. Her parents, Randy and Tami Kruzel, formed What Would Bri Do as a way of continuing her legacy of compassion and generosity. What Would Bri Do is building a space for our community to grieve. Visit for more information.



As a suicide loss survivor and healthcare professional herself, Shelly’s sister, Tammy Diehn founded this nonprofit to remember Shelly for how she once lived – someone who had a zest for life and a nurse who made a positive impression on her profession. This is Shelly’s legacy…2B Continued. Visit for more information.

Smile Again Ministries

Smile Again Ministries (SAM) helps families deal with the grief and struggles that follow the death of a child. Since 1998 SAM has helped several moms and dads and surviving siblings cope with their loss and pain. Whitetail Lodge - located near Crosslake, Minnesota - is a retreat center for grieving families. This is a safe place to deal with your shattered emotions. A place where healing can begin.  It doesn't matter what age your child was when he or she died - we have found the pain suffered by parents is deep no matter how old your child was. "Our mission is to help hurting people find hope and peace in their pain."

Your Wings of Hope

The mission of Your Wings of Hope is to embrace people by joining hands and spreading our wings offering hope, love, healing and kindness to our community. We will do this by volunteering, reaching out, and creating neighborhood relationships. Visit for more information.


Alliance of Hope

The Urgent Need. We believe no suicide loss survivor should go without support. Since 2008, the Alliance of Hope has been working to decrease stigma, increase understanding of the suicide loss experience, and provide direct support to survivors. Visit for more information.

Association of Catholic Mental Health Ministers - When A Loved One Dies By Suicide (film)

The film series features stories of Catholics whose loved ones have died by suicide. When a Loved One Dies By Suicide explains Church teaching on suicide and offers prayers of comfort and support. Visit for more information.

The Compassionate Friends Non-Profit Organization for Grief

The Compassionate Friends non-profit organization exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the natural grieving process. Visit for more information.

Friends For Survival

Friends For Survival are a national non-profit bereavement outreach organization available to those who are grieving a suicide death of family or friends. They also assist professionals who work with those who are grieving a suicide tragedy. Friends For Survival, organized by and for survivors, has been offering suicide bereavement support services since 1983. All staff and volunteers have been directly impacted by a suicide death. is dedicated to help everyone deal with the often unknown terrain that comes along with all kinds of grief. Through education, information, and other helpful resources we hope to make the challenging road of grief a little easier.

Open to Hope

Open to Hope is an online community offering inspirational stories of loss, hope and recovery. We believe hope is the bridge between loss and recovery. Visit for more information.

Option B

OptionB.Org is dedicated to helping you build resilience in the face of adversity — and giving you the tools to help your family, friends, and community build resilience too. Here, you can read and share personal stories, join groups for solidarity and support, and find information from experts.


The mission of SAVE is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide. Visit for more information.

Suicide Survivors’ Club

Trauma transformed through art & narrative. A family healing from suicide — told by a mother and her three children with fresh, poignant art. Visit for more information.

Survivors of Suicide

The Survivors of Suicide web site is an independently owned and operated web site and is in no way associated with any specific group, organization or religious affiliation. The purpose of the Survivors Of Suicide web site is to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide resolve their grief and pain in their own personal way. Visit for more information.

United Survivors

United Survivors hosts free monthly webinars with a variety of experts in the field of lived experience and suicide prevention. Visit for more information.

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