Saturday, November 21 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day for 2020, a day to established by Congress for friends and family members of those who have died by suicide to get together for comfort and support.
It is a day to honor those we have lost to suicide and to better understand the suffering of the survivors.
Share Your Experience
Share your insights to help others with our 30-second survey: If suicide has impacted your life: Is there support or advice that someone offered to you that helped? How has being in the NAMI community helped you with your experience?
Share and get support from your NAMI affiliate; our affiliates across California are here to help, with free support groups, classes, and other resources. Find your local NAMI.
Learn About Suicide Prevention
Find out about what you can do to prevent suicide: warning signs, risk factors, support in a crisis.
If you or someone you love is suicidal, there is help and hope.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line: Text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.
More on of Survivors of Suicide Loss
Suicide Survivors Face Grief and Questions (Harvard Health Publishing)
Survivors of Suicide Loss Resource Center (Suicide Prevention Resource Center )