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Suicide: Finding Hope welcomes your thoughts, feedback, and events (for our calendar). If there is information about something you would like to learn more about, please contact us and we’ll help you find it: info@suicidefindinghope.com.

If you need support coping with your loss, in the United States please call Friends for Survival at 1-800-646-7322 (available 9:00 am to 9:00 pm PST).

If you are concerned about yourself or a loved one, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

See the resources page under Suicide Loss for organizations to help you cope outside the United States.

Please review our comment guidelines below:

Rules for Comments

In creating this site, it was important that it be an opportunity to interact and connect with others touched by suicide. However, due to the sensitive nature of the topic, we ask that you abide by several rules for comments for the safety and security of everyone who uses this site:

  1. If you are concerned about someone’s safety (or your own), do not hesitate to refer them to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255. This number is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

  2. No profanity, no attacking another person, no attacking the deceased person. Everyone who comes to this site is grieving over the loss of a loved one, or wants to help another grieving person.

  3. No spam or selling products. Please do not post anything that is spam or is about selling a product. If you have something you would like to see offered on the site, it needs to be reviewed by the content committee. See the “Contact Us” to send an email for more information.

We want everyone to have a positive experience using Suicide: Finding Hope. It was created to help people navigate a difficult journey. Please make sure that happens.

Comments

09/16/2017 at 4:28 PM
bridget
it has been 8 years since my boyfriend of 12 years killed himself.I found his body in the yard of the house we were renting.I held him in my arms and that's when he died.He was 49 and I still feel like it is my fault.I saw the changes and I tried.And I do wish that I could have helped him and I do wish that things were a little better for me but I do miss him and all of the cats.I live in senior housing house and here things are different.The people in seattle are not at all friendly.Noone knows here and it is just as well.All of this has totally devasted me and I will never forget him.he was the love of my life and I am going to be 70 soon..so it will be my last and I do know that he is watching me cause I do feel him and I am finally getting help for this anxiety and depression.It is so hard and here well....So lets reach out and try to understand depression.I certainly did not and he did not talk to me in the final months.any comments will be appreciated.
07/17/2017 at 1:49 PM
Kristen Treu
Thank you for this website! It has been immensely helpful to me as a mental health professional and a friend of a family who has just entered this world. I am working to provide them with a bibliotherapy resourse list and library and found so much more that I thought I would on a website! Thank you for turning your loss into a resource for the world! Light and love, Kristen McLaren Treu, LPC
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