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Coping with Suicide Loss

Coping with Suicide Loss (PDF)

If you have lost someone to suicide it is important to know that you are not alone. Please review this brief resource with helpful information and resources to cope with this painful loss.

Know the Signs

Pain is not always obvious, and for some, it's too difficult to talk about thoughts of suicide and the need for help. Learning how to recognize signs, how to start a conversation, and find resources will help give you the power to make a difference in someone's life.

Surviving a Suicide Loss: A Resource and Healing Guide

This comprehensive guide has been designed to help those who have experienced a loss from suicide to cope and heal. There are personal accounts from others who have lost someone to suicide, resources and articles on grieving.

For emergencies or to access after-hours care,

call Public Safety Dispatch at 619-260-2222


San Diego Crisis Hotline: 888-724-7240

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255